Flanagan’s Island

Flanagan's Island

Richard Flanagan, the winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for fiction, welcomes us to his “writing shack” on Bruny Island, just off the southeastern coast of Tasmania.

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A Strange, Little Library Unlike Any You’ve Seen Before

A Strange, Little Library Unlike Any You've Seen Before

If Borges’s Library of Babel is a massive, amorphous store of written documents, Jonny Love’s Unconcious Library is the opposite. Although it houses over 100,000 books, ladders, and scrolls, it contains virtually no concrete information. …

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The New Wave of Ultra-Violent Ugandan DIY Action Cinema: Wakaliwood

The New Wave of Ultra-Violent Ugandan DIY Action Cinema: Wakaliwood

In the Ugandan slum of Wakaliga, a thriving action film industry called Wakaliwood has emerged. Mixing elements of Western action films and Chinese Kung Fu movies with Ugandan culture, Wakaliwood’s films have garnered a cult following not just in in Uganda, but all over the world. We spend a day on the set of the next Wakaliwood hit.

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‘The Book of Aron,’ by Jim Shepard, Is a Masterpiece

‘The Book of Aron,’ by Jim Shepard, Is a Masterpiece

Let’s set aside puffery about the best novel of the month or even the year; Shepard has created something transcendent and timeless in this slim masterpiece — a portrait of an exhausted but determined man, locked in a futile battle he will not concede.

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