Longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International prize:  Israeli author Amos Oz. Photograph: Dan Porges/Getty Images

Four possible Nobel literature laureates, Israelis Amos Oz and David Grossman, Albanian Ismail Kadare and Yan Lianke, who is a banned writer in his na(...)

The Danube, by Nick Thorpe
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  • October 4, 2014, 01:01

This is a journey against the flow of the great river, from its Black Sea mouth to its Black Forest source. Nick Thorpe starts at the end as he is mor(...)