As Shakespeare in Love opens at the Noel Coward Theatre, Xenobe Purvis looks at how generations have shaped the Bard in their image. Read more »
A French bestseller newly translated into English, Gros' reflections on walking are more a dawdle than a march. Read more »
Sabrina Mahfouz reflects on her time with the Palestine Festival of Literature in June 2014.
At the Allenby Border Crossing, four of us participating in the 2014 Palestine Festival of Literature had our passports detained for over three hours. As a group of around twenty writers, we knew that travelling to the occupied Palestinian Territories via Jordan would not be a breeze, but it was a necessary part of Palfest’s determination to show us tiny glimpses of what daily life has been narrowed into for the Palestinians.Read more »
You know the drill: we see a harrowing image on Facebook, and to make ourselves feel better we click "like". But to Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams, there is much more to empathy than this... Read more »