Articles by Zak Salih

June 19, 2017

Returning to My People: Reading Tayeb Salih in the Suburbs 1

In the same finished basement in the northern Virginia home where I spent so much of my childhood—playing eight-bit video games at sleepovers, sneaking down to watch soft-core cable porn, sitting at an electric typewriter and writing absurdist stories about my classmates—my father now hosts monthly book club meetings with his Sudanese friends.

September 12, 2016

A Reader’s Diary: On Alan Moore’s ‘Jerusalem’ 3

Moore, you sadist. Moore, you genius.