Kevin Power

Kevin Power

Trapped in Tehran

Trapped in Tehran

In the early hours of December 30, 2006, Haleh Esfandiari, the founding director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC, left her mother’s apartment in Tehran and hailed a taxi to go to the

Deft depiction of a conflicted genius

Deft depiction of a conflicted genius

The William Golding who emerges from John Carey’s superlatively readable biography was a man who made a life-long habit of being hard on himself.

Grim reality of India’s monstrous class divide

Grim reality of India’s monstrous class divide

Between the Assassinations, By Aravind Adiga, Atlantic Books, €12