Sander Pleij is a founder and editor of the European Review of Books.
Stop! I am doing what they all do: presenting writer Sulaiman Addonia as one-who-has-suffered, because he grew up as a refugee. It is a problem of genre. Suffering has become an interviewer’s crutch.
The documentary When spring came to Bucha reaches beyond common representations of war and one-dimensional victimhood.
On two tales of racial metamorphosis, salted or sugared, one hundred years apart.
On Natalia Ginzburg’s Valentino, newly translated: a Q&A with Alexander Chee.