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Austrian novelist Alois Hotschnig explores the dead centre of Europe’s shameful century
A hauntingly compelling novel about a seemingly idyllic town with an unbearable secret? Hotschnig somehow pulls it off.
June 26, 2014
Jáchym Topol’s Bohemian rhapsody draws on some dark moments of European history
Topol is rightly known for his stories of life in central Europe set during the Nazi and communist eras.
June 5, 2014
Bit of a sucker punch
In his first book for adults, Sedgwick creates a gripping narrative reminiscent of Hammond Innes and Dan Brown.
March 20, 2014
The heart of Karachi
Saba Imtiaz has one thing in common with the protagonist of her debut novel – they are both journalists in one of the most dangerous cities in the world, Paul Muir writes.
March 6, 2014
Next week, the region’s biggest literary festival will be held in Dubai, giving writers a chance to celebrate words and to network with industry superstars, Paul Muir writes
February 27, 2014
In midst of war, Syrian family builds bakery to feed residents
Paul Muir speaks to one of the UAE-based Syrians behind a charity that is using alternative methods to ease the humanitarian crisis unfolding in their home country
January 16, 2014
Women, reporters under threat
Advances made in women’s rights in Afghanistan are in serious danger of being rolled back in the run-up to the majority of foreign troops withdrawing in 2014, and the 2011 murder of a Pakistani journalist remains unsolved, Paul Muir writes.
December 25, 2013
The death of a Hollywood star highlights the need to adopt innovative measures to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding in the UAE.
December 5, 2013
The human rights and wrongs of Nestlé and water for all
Nearly 800 million people around the world are still forced to drink contaminated water and each day hundreds of children die.
November 28, 2013
On a ‘stationery’ voyage a
In Traveling in Place: A History of Armchair Travel, Bernd Stiegler examines the concept of embarking on a voyage without leaving the house.
November 21, 2013