Yiyun Li’s Latest Reveals The Reader’s Writer

Each day since Covid-19 forced Americans indoors, the writers Yiyun Li and Edmund White have booted up Skype at five o’clock in the evening to engage in a two-person book club. White, whom Li calls “a very good performer,” reads passages of the books aloud, and the two compare their marginalia, often finding that they … Read more

My coming of age with Harry Potter | Books | DW

It was in 2005 that I left Silchar, my quaint little hometown in India’s northeast, and moved to Kolkata, one of the country’s biggest cities. I left behind a life of limited opportunities and thickly accented English. I wanted to start fresh. But at my new school, a posh, all-girls Catholic convent, I was constantly … Read more