ARTS & CULTURE
What can the Dark Souls video game franchise really teach us about our purpose in life? How can it help those of us struggling with depression, when it presents to us a world so…
Why should we read more translated literature? To answer this, we quickly need to discuss why we read literature at all. For those of us who only ‘read for pleasure’, asking this…
The beloved and deeply historical world of Japanese tattoo is in perpetual danger today, as Japanese tattoo artists fight for their right to live and work in Japan. The Japanese government unfortunately…
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“If you want to know a country, read its writers.”
– Aminatta Forna