Writing the Mother Tongue

Eluned Gramich

PUBLISHED ON: 11/02/20

CATEGORY: Column, Opinion

  aussenraum / outside area so many languages hide beneath your trees in the secret corners of your alleys and in the well which, in winter, is b …

Read more

Open minds and aspirations

John Saul

PUBLISHED ON: 01/02/17

CATEGORY: Opinion

Aged seventeen, long before there was a phenomenon known as Brexit, I came across a friend reading Albert Camus’ The Outsider in a quiet corner at sch …

Read more

The Book of Tokyo: A City in Short Fiction

Eluned Gramich

PUBLISHED ON: 01/10/15

CATEGORY: Reviews

A book of short stories is the perfect way to capture a city. Cities – especially such a vast and bewildering one like Tokyo – can’t be represented by …

Read more

The Sea of Words: Language, Controversy and Subsidy

Duncan Bush

PUBLISHED ON: 01/10/15

CATEGORY: Opinion

Language is the sea in which the world and we ourselves swim. In a fascinating book the Israeli novelist, Amos Oz and his co-author (and daughter) Fan …

Read more