This week on CW, Kate Hoyland argues Westerners can no longer look to the East as a mysterious place to be explored, as it takes its place at the centre of the emerging world. Valentine Rossetti reviews French author Mathias Énard’s novel about Michelangelo’s visit to the Eastern power of his time, Parle-leur de batailles, de rois et d’éléphants. And looking to an inscrutable West, Miguel Ceia reviews Roberto Bolaño’s Nazi Literature in the Americas. Meanwhile in London theatre, Matt Trueman reviews the Royal Court’s latest Moben kitchen-sink drama, Kin.
2 December 2010