Category: Writers & Writing

On Exile and Elsewhere

A lively conversation with author André Aciman on the self-help book he never wrote and why a sense of irony is a Jewish trait. Benjamin Balint and André Aciman

Eliminate the Muslim

The forces of paranoia, progress, and productivity drive the construction and surveillance of Muslim identity in narratives of postcolonial future-making. By Ahmed Ragab

Crossing Rivers

As his understanding of religion changes, a writer finds a way to continue a lifelong spiritual journey with his grandfather. By Eric Gutierrez

Recalled to Life

Marie Cardinal’s The Words to Say It: An Autobiographical Novel. By Davíd Carrasco