In 1979, at the age of two, Laleh Khadivi escaped the Islamic revolution in Iran with her family, emigrating to North America. Identity and exile are her natural themes, and her Kurdish roots have focused her attention so far on Kurdish Iranians.
Given the fevered nature of most works on Atlantis, it is slightly alarming to read this sentence: "In 1970, as captain of the submarine HMS Rorqual, returning from America to Scotland, I requested permission to vary my orders
A moving portrait of life in the blitz by five novelists, including Graham Greene, who did their bit for the war effort London had a terrible war, by any reckoning: 30,000 civilians dead, the landscape of the city changed irrevocably, the blackout, ratio
Joseph Conrad and Sigmund Freud's 1899 books signalled the first stirrings of a literary sea change This weekend marks the start of an ambitious year-long interrogation of the culture of the 20th century at London's Southbank Centre. The Rest Is Nois