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robert-earle's picture
Doris Lessing's African Laughter traces four visits to Zimbabwe over a ten year period (1982 to 1992). Ostensibly she returned to the land of her childhood (and setting of much of The Golden Notebooks) as a journalist, but this book is a reflective memoir...episodic...a crisscrossing travelogue of...
sunny-singh's picture
Last year, well before the now-ubiquitously adored Slumdog Millionaire was released, I promised myself that I would not add to the general hysteria. There were two reasons for it: the film promised to push every ideological and political button I have (for the record, it does!); and second, having...