Start off the new year with a work of contemplative mastery: The Alphabet of Birds by SJ Naude, out in January, explores tenderness, grief and asks what it means to truly belong.
- Friday, 20 September 2013 15:23
John Garang was a visionary rebel who fought to transform Sudan before dying in a helicopter crash shortly after signing a peace deal in 2005.
- Thursday, 19 September 2013 15:23
- Gemma Ware
When talking to friends from the former Yugoslavia at a dinner party, Aminatta Forna realised there was something she understood that the British people around her just were not getting.
- Wednesday, 11 September 2013 17:22
NoViolet Bulawayo's latest book, We Need New Names, addresses politics and the loss of hope through the eyes of children in Zimbabwe. The author has been nominated for the 2013 edition of the illustrious Man Booker Prize for Fiction.