Books
16 April 2007
Aamer Hussein is a Pakistani-born writer who lives in England. The 52-year-old has previously published three...
Books
12 March 2007
The narrator of "In a White Town", a poem in Daljit Nagra's debut collection, used to feel embarrassed when his mother...
Ideas
12 February 2007
Among families from the Indian subcontinent, the only thing worse than being shameful is to be shameless. When you do...
Culture
29 January 2007
When Boswell suggested to Johnson that it was difficult to refute the "ingenious sophistry" of Bishop Berkeley - who...
Books
08 January 2007
In an eloquent lecture delivered 30 years ago, the novelist Wilson Harris described the moment that shaped his writing...