Linda Jaivin is an author and translator of Chinese. Her books include Eat Me, The Infernal Optimist and A Most Immoral Woman. Her most recent works are the novel The Empress Lover and the Quarterly Essay ‘Found in Translation’.
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Embracing the inner bunny
Recent books about raunch culture
Writer gets leg up
A slip, for once not of the tongue or pen but the foot. Then it was Christmas night in the emergency unit and Boxing Day in the operating theatre. Finally, a bed in a ward, a drip in the arm and a big hunk of plaster where 24 hours before had been a …
Detainee DON 94
“I am so frustrated,” says Morteza Poorvadi.
Life is pretty good these days for the hardworking 24-year-old Iranian with the idiomatic English and irrepressible sense of humour. He runs a small business doing home decoration while …
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