April 26, 2019

In Defense of a Literary Canon

By Aatif Rashid

Mild controversy erupted on Twitter early this month after Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a list of his ten favorite books. To me, the list felt a little like […]

September 17, 2018

On Accessibility in Historical Fiction

By Aatif Rashid

I’ve generally enjoyed Graywolf Press’s “Art of” series, a group of books focusing on different topics pertaining to writing (The Art of Subtext, The Art of Perspective, The Art of […]

July 7, 2012

On Laurent Binet’s HHhH

By Amit Majmudar

I sought out with immense eagerness the English translation of Laurent Binet’s Prix-Goncourt-winning novel, HHhH. This book concerns Operation Anthropoid, the plot to assassinate the Nazi Reinhard Heydrich. I had […]