2015 BSFA Awards Longlists Announced

There is no end to celebrating authors and books. Sometimes it happens when  you read a book in your own chair and you celebrate in silence. You can celebrate when you talk about a book that stirred you with a friend or neighbour. Another way is a longlist and a shortlist, leading up to a … Continue reading 2015 BSFA Awards Longlists Announced

skin feeling

In this article Sofia Samatar presents herself as an academic of colo(u)r. She does not reveal immediately what colour she carries, but a few lines further down the road she reveals she is a Somali American. You may wonder if this geographical designation is an explanation of ‘ academic of colo(u)r’ or a different line … Continue reading skin feeling