Review: ‘The Cross Over Asia’ by Bishop Stephen Neill (1948)

At the beginning of February on a day off, I took the train into Newcastle. Frustratingly, the city doesn't have very many secondhand bookshops—a decent number of charity shops, however, with a decent selection of books—but a quick Google search resulted in one I hadn't visited before: Books for Amnesty. It was a cool, crisp… Continue reading Review: ‘The Cross Over Asia’ by Bishop Stephen Neill (1948)

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Mohsin Hamid, Globalisation and Faith (Part I)

I’ve found a new favourite author: Mohsin Hamid. I read The Reluctant Fundamentalist last October after finding out about it via Riz Ahmed, an actor famous for his roles in Four Lions and Rogue One, who’d written a hilarious, terrifying and profound essay, ‘Typecast as a terrorist’, about his difficulties passing through airport immigration first… Continue reading Mohsin Hamid, Globalisation and Faith (Part I)