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Claudia Durastanti’s luminous novel, Strangers I Know, traverses multiple identities, migrations and languages, and considers how ‘art can free an individual from difference, and difference from solitude’, writes Vartika Rastogi.
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Virginie Despentes’ King Kong Theory is an angry and passionate manifesto against late capitalist patriarchy, a story about sexual assault and trauma that centres the survivor.
Read More “King Kong Theory by Virginie Despentes, translated by Frank Wynne – a pertinent and impassioned manifesto”
Misleading in size and the simplicity of its prose, Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail is brutal in its exploration of political violence towards women and the normalisation and erasure of this when it comes to national memorialisation, writes Selin Genc.
Read More “Minor Detail by Adania Shibli, translated by Elisabeth Jaquette – a chilling account of state violence and its erasure”