Not utmostly impressed so far with Arundhati Roi’s new novel. It’s kind of all over the place and I’m not sure who I, the reader, am supposed to be. Political writing, and I suppose any type of writing, from India … Continue reading →
How to become a tree Interview with Sumana Roy on her new book How I Became a Tree. Kindle edition available only in India. Hardcover available in UK.
Just finished Homeland by Cory Doctorow – a good read. Strange to read the book’s after words by Aaron Swartz and Jacob Appelbaum – the former driven to suicide; the latter recently banished from Tor for alleged sexual misconduct. It’s … Continue reading →
The director of Liberty has written an important, sometimes startling book about the battle ahead. When it comes to human rights, common sense and decency is never enough via On Liberty by Shami Chakrabarti – ‘I don’t trust the powerful’ … Continue reading →