Zadie Smith's Gossip
Kaya Genç shares an affecting reflection in The Los Angeles Review of Books on Zadie Smith’s short story “The Embassy of Cambodia,” released last November as a slim, handsome book by Penguin. He discusses Smith’s use of the first-person plural—“not a very popular grammatical…
1:02 pm • 7 March 2014 • 1 note
Monocle’s Eastern Mediterranean correspondent Joseph Dana interviewed me about the battle for the Aya Sofia.
12:31 pm • 8 February 2014
“The ghosts of Justinian and Constantine will surely haunt us—and so will the ghost of Mehmed the Conqueror, whose first action in front of Hagia Sophia was one of humility.”
Kaya Genç on the controversy at the Hagia Sophia.
2:10 pm • 9 January 2014 • 332 notes