Literature in Translation

When the Vibe Is Off

Which matters more, intent or interpretation? What if a juxtaposition of images in literature or art is just that—a chance encounter?

The “I” in Murakami

Discussing Murakami within the Japanese literary tradition is in itself rare. He is, by his own admission, less well-loved in Japan than abroad.

Seek, Memory …

If memory is an unreliable narrator, how can it be the medium through which we arrive at the truth about ourselves?