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‘In Paris and free’ [book review]

A review of A Country for Dying by Abdellah Taïa, translated from the French by Emma Ramadan In his new novel, A Country for Dying, Abdellah Taïa explores the lives of migrants in Paris, offering an unusual and uncomfortably real perspective on what it is to exist between places. Cut off from their own countriesContinue reading ‘In Paris and free’ [book review]


Five of the Best Podcasts for Readers and Writers

Around eighteen months ago I started getting into podcasts – that wonderfully diverse (and constantly expanding) world in which you can listen to people talking about pretty much any interest you might have. For me, that interest is books, and fortunately there is a wealth of excellent literary podcasts out there – from publishing-industry newsContinue reading “Five of the Best Podcasts for Readers and Writers”