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Table of Contents

FICTION
  • José Saramago: An excerpt from the novel Seeing
    "I'm very worried, there's something distinctly odd going on, so far not a single voter has turned up to vote."
  • Dumitru Tsepeneag: An excerpt from the novel The Vai n Art of the Fugue
    "A dog with the mouth of a fox stood in his way. In a courtyard a fat man was killing a pig, watched by several women in pink silk dresses."
  • Bernd Lichtenberg: Whakatane Calling
    "Once everyone was in bed and acting like they were asleep, I slipped into my father?s study and turned on the CB radio."
  • Helle Helle: Pheasants
    "He asks where I bought my wardrobe. I bought it in a department store. He asks if he can look inside, and I say that he may not."
  • Ismail Kadare: Hagia Sophia, A Wall Painting
    "I shall convert Hagia Sophia from a church into a mosque. And you, who had the courage to say no, will be the one to do it."
  • Binyavanga Wainaina: All Othe Things Remaining Equal
    "Before her fear of her mother could overwhelm her, Milka let out an urgent breath of words, from her stomach, in Gikuyu: 'I'll tell Gordon.' Her mother gasped, let go, and turned away."
  • Kamila Shamsie: Another Love Story
    "'Widows do well in politics,' I said. 'You die, I'll get elected to your seat and actually do some of those things you kept promising when we first got married.'"
  • Edmundo Paz-Soldán: Srebrenica
    "The bodies were piled one on top of the other, in various states of decomposition. On a half-exposed skull in the stark morning sunlight, I could see a blue baseball cap with a Nike logo on the side."
  • Roberto Bolaño: Mauricio ("The Eye") Silva
    "One day I heard that The Eye had left Mexico. I wasn't surprised that he hadn't said good-bye. The Eye never said good-bye to anyone. I never said good-bye to anyone either."
POETRY
  • Seamus Heaney: "To Mick Joyce in Heaven"
  • Federico García Lorca: "Ode to Walt Whitman," "New York: Office and Denunciation"
  • Vera Pavlova: "One Touch in Seven Octaves"
  • Magnus William-Olsson: From "The Moment for Pindar in a Small Space in Time"
  • Mukoma wa Ngugi: "Recipie: How to Become an Immigrant and an Exile"
  • Iman Mersal: "It Seems I Inherit the Dead," "An Ordinary Fall"
  • Lynn Chandhok: "Phul Chunan"
  • Daisy Zamora: "Hail"
  • Yang Jian: "On the Bridge," "Thatched Hut," "Companion," "Willow"
  • Bei Ling: "Time Like a Fallen Horse"
  • Miho Nonaka: "Bach's Inventions," "Birch Skin"
NEW VOICE — POETRY
  • Rawaan Alkhatib: "Ghazal I"
INTERVIEWS
  • Lydia Davis: The acclaimed fiction writer and translator talks with Rick Moody about the pleasure of Proust in English, the plunge into a new language, and the untranslatable.
  • Binyavang A Wainaina: The award-winning writer and founder of the magazine Kwani? discusses "the mafia of petty ideas" and the revolution in the Kenyan literary scene with Frank Bures.
  • Anita Desai: The author of Fasting, Feasting; The Zigzag Way; and twelve other books talks with Tin House assistant editor Ben George about uncovering the unknown in India's past and present, a lifelong pull between countries, and what it's like to live in post-9/11 America.
FEATURES
  • Dominique Parent-Altier: Prizes of the Fall
    Each year France is seized with anticipation over its literary prizes, from the venerable Goncourt to those bestowed by restaurants and the post office.
LOST & FOUND
  • Ann Gelder on Yuri Olesha's Envy and Other Works
  • Francine Prose on Andrei Platonov's The Fierce and Beautiful World
  • Austin MerrillY on Ahmadou Kourouma's The Suns of Independence
BLITHE SPIRITS
  • Francine Prose: Becherovka
    Prague is the scene for the beginning of a love affair with Dr. Frobrig and Josef Becher's syrupy, euphoria-inducing liqueur.
  • THE LAST WORD

    INTERNATIONAL PERSONALS

    • Seeking wolf-boys, peasants, nihilists, arts-loving gold diggers, soup eaters,and obnoxious girlfriends.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781135594459
    Publisher:
    Routledge
    Subject:
    Business & Economics : Industries - General
    Author:
    Sylvie, George
    Author:
    Wicks, LeBlanc, Jan
    Author:
    Hollifield, C. Ann
    Subject:
    Language Arts & Disciplines : Communication Studies
    Subject:
    Language Arts & Disciplines : Journalism
    Publication Date:
    September 2012
    Binding:
    eBooks
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    432

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