Category Archive: Crime

PIECES OF A PUZZLE: ‘Tangram’ by Juan Carlos Márquez, trans. by James Womack


Juan Carlos Márquez, Tangram, translated by James Womack (Nevsky Books, 2017) By Ellen Jones Juan Carlos Márquez’s latest book is organised according to the eponymous tangram, a puzzle made up of seven flat shapes… Continue reading

READS OF THE YEAR 2016: Vicki Husband


My book choices are inspired by an all-too-brief trip to Pakistan this year as part of a creative and cultural exchange organised by Highlight Arts. There is so much I don’t know about… Continue reading

CORRUPTION INCARNATE: Yuri Herrera’s ‘The Transmigration of Bodies’, trans. by Lisa Dillman


Yuri Herrera, The Transmigration of Bodies, translated by Lisa Dillman (And Other Stories, 2016) By Ailsa Peate Walking through the Baltic Triangle in Liverpool a few weeks ago, I came across a poster featuring a… Continue reading