Helen Mackreath talks with Anat Matar about her new book “The Poverty of Ethics.”
Helen Mackreath talks with Egyptian author and activist Yasmin El-Rifae about her new book, “Radius: A Story of Feminist Revolution.”
A great Turkish cult novel of the early ’70s is available in English translation (sort of).
Zeina Maasri speaks with Helen Mackreath about visual ephemera of resistance, postcolonial sites of dissensus, and erasures within the decolonizing...
The first installment in a new LARB series on human rights struggles and social movements in the Middle East.
On global citizenship and the fate of the Istanbul Convention on violence against women.
Helen Mackreath reviews the novel "Every Fire You Tend," written by Sema Kaygusuz and translated by Nicholas Glastonbury.
Helen Mackreath considers “What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance” by Carolyn Forché.
To listen to Ilhan Mimaroğlu’s music is to be struck by the multitude of voices, geographies, and struggles with which he was engaged.
A lonely and dangerous life of gambles and trust.
The precarious life of Afghan refugees in Turkey.
Syrian refugees live a precarious existence in Istanbul.