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Vartika Rastogi talks to acclaimed author Ashley Nelson Levy about her debut novel Immediate Family, the literary tropes and cultural narratives around adoption, motherhood, the body and female desire since the overturning of Roe v Wade.
Read More “In conversation with author Ashley Nelson Levy: ‘I wanted to write about the grief that comes with not feeling at home in your body and how your body can dictate the shape of your home.’”
Nona Fernández’s new book, Voyager: The Constellations of Memory, translated by Natasha Wimmer, combines astronomy’s physics with astrology’s storytelling to express the importance of memory, family and record-keeping.
Read More “Voyager: The Constellations of Memory by Nona Fernández – a cosmic stellar tapestry”
In mesmeric and evocative prose, rendered masterfully into English by translator Aneesa Abbas Higgins, author Elisa Shua Dusapin weaves a novel about familial loss and dislocation, and the fragile ties that hold us together, writes our contributor Emily Walters.
Read More “The Pachinko Parlour by Elisa Shua Dusapin, translated by Aneesa Abbas Higgins”
Lieke Marsman’s brilliantly ‘cool’ novel, The Opposite of a Person (translated by Sophie Collins), is at once a novel about love and language, people and the individual, nature and the ideas we wield over the natural world, writes Kathryn Cutler-MacKenzie.
Read More “The Essay, The Object and The Re-mix: de-centring the human in The Opposite of a Person by Lieke Marsman review”