The Week on Sunday (weekly)

Clair of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat There is no such thing as Haiti.Or, as Edwidge Danticat makes clear in “Claire of the Sea Light,” her new novel, there is no such thing as one Haiti, no fixed understanding,…

Since We Are Afraid of Infinite Silence

Thoughts on Boko Haram Consider the danger of infinite silence. They come to us in the name of God, for evil has taken the guise of virtue. They say they are speaking a collective language, premised on restating the religious…