Topic: Binyavanga Wainaina
Some of the best long-form journalism this week deals with America's foreign policy limitations, sexual politics in the Middle East, African stereotypes, and an Indian publishing boom.
They have to fight to overcome one glaring statistic: Only 3 percent of the books published in the US each year are books in translation.
There are political dynamics and logic underlying the brutality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that journalists need to explain.
After social upheaval, clubs and small publishers have sprung up in the East African nation as new outlets for literary expression.