Thursday, December 28, 2006

Love Death & Storytelling

"The Book of One Thousand and One Nights is a treasure chest of secret logic, in-jokes, richness, strangeness, impudence and vulgarity. More profoundly than any other book, it shows us what life is made of " - Orhan Pamuk recalls the first time he read The Book of One Thouand and One Nights in the New Statesman:

Also in this week's edition Philip Pullman explains how his work has been inspired by William Blake: