Charles R. Larson

Charles R. Larson is Emeritus Professor of Literature at American University, in Washington, D.C. Email = Twitter @LarsonChuck.

Crazed Monster’s Reparative Therapy

Russian Women, Then and Now

Cameroon Under Colonial Powers

Not a Typical Mother’s Day: Graham Swift’s “Mothering Sunday”

Donald Trump is Destroying My Mind

Being Gay in China, Circa 1987

Moby Dick on Steroids?

Nigerian Literary Renaissance?

Border Crossings: Bulgaria and Turkey

Zimbabwe in Black and White

Thatcher Almost Gets It: Jonathan Lee’s “High Dive”

A Central American Masterpiece: Sergio Ramírez’s “Divine Punishment”

Blueprint for Disaster

Kill for Trump: the Violence Has Only Begun

Castrating Donkeys

Africa’s On-Going Attraction: Levison Wood’s “Walking the Nile”

Prisoner Rehabilitation Around the World

Make Love to Your Gun

No Brainers: When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain

Can One Survive the Holocaust?

Half-a-Million Refugees Who Don’t Exist: Ben Rawlence’s “City of Thorns”

Shaggy Horse Story: Vladimir Sorokin’s “The Blizzard”

Charlie Hebdo Lives: Charb’s Open Letter

Marginalized in Puerto Rico: Eduardo Lalo’s “Simone”

After Stalin’s Death: Ludmila Ulitskaya’s “The Big Green Tent”