On the challenges facing the contemporary writer who dares to question the status quo.
A polyphonic blog-poem—in English and Georgian—about decolonizing one's self.
One week after the bombings in Boston and I still feel the urge to write about this so much.
Zviad K. Gamsakhurdia wrote his work “Dilemma for Humanity” just before his imprisonment in 1977.
Nino Chubinishvili has created her own Alter-Modern world in Tbilisi.
Naira Gelashvili is in her own right one of the leading Georgian writers and literary critics of last 40 years or so. Her writings have been very popular and controversial through the last 25 years when she came out as one of the leaders of Georgia's Green movement and at the same time defending rights of minorities through the Caucasus.
October 1st saw once again that liberalism does not equal democracy.
On Tuesday, Georgian TV unveiled unprecedented facts of torture and rape of inmates, some of whom are under age of 18 that were used by the government of Mikheil Saakashvili, friend of Mr. Bush and Senator McCain. This is not just a copy of Aby Ghraib tortures but even going further.
“Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear” —George Orwell
It is already 20 years since the breakup of the Soviet Union. We were the generation who was filled with hope in 1989, who expected great transformation of the world after the demise of the totalitarian state. We expected so much.