Tsitsi Dangarembga, dissident novelist and feminist from Zimbabwe

Why the Famine Bill is a Good Deal Joseph

With her new novel, “This Mournable Body”, the Zimbabwean, Tsitsi Dangarembga is in the running this year for the prestigious Booker Prize, the English equivalent of the Goncourt Prize. It is a powerful novel that recounts the descent into hell of postcolonial Zimbabwe. The announcement in July of the first selection of works selected for … Read more

Raúl Espinoza Aguilera: Pasternak, the great dissident

Russian writer Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow in 1890 and died in 1960. He is recognized as one of the great poets and novelists of his country. He lived through the debacle of the First World War that so affected soldiers and citizens, the turbulence and social disorder of the Russian Revolution of 1917, … Read more