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Drawing on 30 years of BOMB journal, this anthology of interviews brings jointly a number of the maximum figures of global literature for a super and unforgettable choice of sharp, insightful and intimate writer conversations.

Here we've a talk with Jonathan Franzen, nonetheless an unkown writer, at the eve of the e-book of The Corrections; and one with Roberto Bolaño, close to the top of his lifestyles. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose holiday down the intricacies of Davis's equipment; Edwidge Danticat and Junot Díaz talk about the facility of Caribbean diasporic fiction. This anthology brings jointly the various maximum figures of worldwide literature for an excellent and unforgettable choice of sharp, insightful and intimate writer conversations.

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Sell 26 Chris Weedon telephoned by a neighbour and asked to look out for her son who, at the age of seven, insists on walking unaccompanied to the mosque. His mother fears a racist or paedophilic attack. The incident reminds her of her own children: It has been seven years and a month since she and Shamas heard from their youngest child, her beloved son Ujala [ ... ]. She presses the picture to her breast. He was always recalcitrant – everything she did seemed to disgust him – and he left home as soon as he could.

Sell 26 Chris Weedon telephoned by a neighbour and asked to look out for her son who, at the age of seven, insists on walking unaccompanied to the mosque. His mother fears a racist or paedophilic attack. The incident reminds her of her own children: It has been seven years and a month since she and Shamas heard from their youngest child, her beloved son Ujala [ ... ]. She presses the picture to her breast. He was always recalcitrant – everything she did seemed to disgust him – and he left home as soon as he could.

5. For secondary literature on this see Nasta (2001), Stein (2004), Procter (2003) and Hussain (2005). 6. My Son the Fanatic (1997) directed by Udayan Prasad, Feature Film Company/ VCI. 7. For more on the background to this see Alam (2006), Lewis (2007) and Finney and Simpson (2009). Relevant films include Britz (2007) Channel 4, Love & Hate (2006) Verve Pictures and Bradford Riots (2006) Channel 4 DVD/ Oxford Film and Television Production. The Islamist by Ed Hussain (2007) gives an insightful first person account of involvement in Islamism.

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