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Notes from the Bunkers: 10 Great Books Exploring Modern Conflict Zones
Written about events that are current enough to be raw, these texts are poignant and painful because they’re drawn from their own lives, by people who were really there, and really went through it.
Imagined Futures: Eight Modern Texts that Gaze over Time’s Horizons
In the current climate, it's hard not to think about what the future might hold. What happens if we all die? What next with global warming? Will China take charge? Is it even possible to predict well? Meet the forward-glancing books that try to tell us...
Scandinavian Soul: Six ‘Must Read’ Authors from Sweden
If you’re new to the sparkling streets of Stockholm and the grey wilds of Northern Sweden, or simply looking for the best voices through which to explore them, you’re in the right place. Here’s a list of the very best fictional writers Sweden has to offer.
A Review of Bandi's The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea
A book of North Korean fiction smuggled into the South hits the shelves. Where's it from? What's it about? Is it even authentic? We review the illicit text that offers one of the more unique insights to an undiscovered and chastening corner of the world.
Illicit Texts: North Korea's View on History Explored through Smuggled Books
The North Korean state puts together books in English, detailing their own views on 20th Century history. Written from a Juche viewpoint, they're sold to tourists in the isolated country, but rarely reported on in western media. We explore four such books.