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Book review: Iain Banks' final novel a poignant farewell
The Quarry, the final novel by Iain Banks, has striking but coincidental similarities to the author's own life, Anna Aslanyan discovers. Its protagonist, Guy, like his creator, is dying of cancer and he, too, expresses the desire to live
July 6, 2013
Book review: Asunder by Chloe Aridjis hinges on real-life 1914 defacement of a painting of Venus in London's National Gallery
Some of the best prose in Chloe Aridjis’ second novel, set in the National Gallery in London, describes the attack on Velazquez’s Rokeby Venus by the knife-wielding Mary Richardson to protest the imprisonment of a fellow suffragette, Anna Aslanyan writes
May 25, 2013
Uzbek poet joins the Taliban in chance encounter
An Uzbek writer's chance encounter with Islamic extremists leads to his transformation from metrist to militant, writes Anna Aslanyan. The journey results in his arrest, and escape from, anti-Taliban forces and his continuing fight for the cause.
October 12, 2012