Anna Funders debut novel is a reminder of the price that Nazi Germany extracted from individuals
Does Carlos the Jackals trial show we no longer romanticise terror?
Abbas will never be a Palestinian hero,but that will not cure Israels inertia.
EDF too claimed the accident was industrial,not nuclear.
In Alan Hollinghursts new novel,a dead Georgian poet and a Victorian mansion are pitched against the grand sweep of history.
The moralising ambition of the novel eclipses its literary mechanics
The blasphemies of Joseph Hellers masterpiece,50 years on
Why Europes far-right cannot run away from Breivik now?
Ali Smiths novel is an intellectual tour de force of serious playfulness.
Now Kolkata must look at Darjeeling as more than a summer holiday.
Chidananda Das Gupta: critic,artist,taste-maker.
Satyajit Ray and his Boswell with the camera,Nemai Ghosh.
Wandering through the streets of Paris,listening into the debate du jour
The EPR has the highest safety standards,it can resist an air crash an Airbus A380 crash,which is the largest aircraft
Eric Hobsbawm argues for the relevance of Marx in a post-recession world
What kind of change is coming to a people that hate change?
Granta attempts to do for Spanish-language writers what it did for young British and American writers. The editors conspiratorial game with the reader is to see how many of them become the next Llosa and Bolano.
The Jaipur Literature Festival would be even livelier without Sociology 101
Author Junot Diaz talks about immigrant selves and the shrinking room for contemplative art.
Is the novel heading to its death? Day 3 at the Jaipur Literature Festival tackled this question in a session titled The Crisis of American Fiction.
Theres nothing in a literature festival more literarily stimulating than the carnival atmosphere.
Paul Austers new novel is the perfect example of thoroughly enjoyable sloppy writing.
What should we make of Tehrans new censorship?
In this fictionalised memoir by Gunter Grass,he is tried by his eight children. Frustratingly,he does all the talking.
With Russias change of course,the new Strategic Concept is a reality