Tag Archives: Ukraine

Just Look at the Street

My essay about Chernivtsi, Ukraine, and the Bukowinisch-Galizische Literaturstrasse (Bucovina-Galicia Literary Trail) is in the February-March issue of the London Magazine.

Forbidden Topics, Long Shadows

My review of Georgiy Kasianov’s ‘Memory Crash’ (2022) can be read here. His book is an essential guide to Ukraine’s internal debates about the past and how these continue to shape its relations with neighbouring states, east and west.

More Than One View of Somewhere in Central Ukraine

PN Review has an essay about Berdychiv, central Ukraine, in its current issue. Joseph Conrad, Vasily Grossman and Pinhas Kahanovitch (‘Der Nister’) were all born there. I visited earlier this year, whilst writing a news piece about the present conflict. You can read it here

Orange Rosette, Anyone?

Here’s a piece I did about Ukraine which was posted on the New Internationalist website