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By Susheila Nasta

Writing throughout Worlds brings jointly a variety of interviews with significant foreign writers formerly featured within the pages of the journal. carried out by means of a large constituency of uncommon critics, writers and newshounds, the interviews supply a distinct perception into the perspectives and paintings of a notable array of acclaimed authors. in addition they chart a sluggish yet yes cultural shift: these as soon as obvious as 'other' haven't merely gained the various establishment's such a lot respected literary prizes yet have additionally develop into important figures in modern literature, writing throughout and into all our actual and imagined worlds.

With an introductory remark by means of Susheila Nasta, editor of Wasafiri, this assortment is key analyzing for all these attracted to modern literature. Authors interviewed comprise: Chinua Achebe, Ama Ata Aidoo, Monica Ali, Amit Chaudhuri, David Dabydeen, Bernadine Evaristo, Maggie Gee, Lorna Goodison, Nadine Gordimer, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Wilson Harris, Keri Hulme, Kazuo Ishiguro, Jackie Kay, Jamaica Kincaid, Maxine Hong Kingston, George Lamming, Rohinton Mistry, V.S. Naipaul, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Michael Ondaatje, Caryl Phillips, Joan Riley, Salman Rushdie, Nayantara Sahgal, Sam Selvon, Vikram Seth, Zadie Smith, Wole Soyinka, Moyez Vassanji, Marina Warner.

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