Articles by Sana Krasikov

January 8, 2009

The Last of Her Kind: Women Authors and the Novel of Ideas 1

This guest post comes to us Sana Krasikov. Sana is the author of the short story collection One More Year. Recently, in response to the launch of Malcolm Gladwell’s new book, Outliers, the literary critic Germaine Greer posed the question of why women don’t write more books about “Big Ideas.” Reaching back in time to […]

December 15, 2008

A Year in Reading: Sana Krasikov 0

Sana Krasikov is the author of the short story collection One More Year Sea of Poppies by Ami-tav Ghosh. I was reading my nephew The Neverending Story when I picked up Sea of Poppies. In some ways it’s exactly that sort of adventure book for adults. It opens on the eve of the British “Opium […]

September 10, 2008

Reading Andre Dubus in Iowa 2

This guest post comes to us from Sana Krasikov. Krasikov is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the author of the debut short story collection, One More Year, which the New York Times calls, “a sensitive book about the economics of relationships: how they can become subtle transactions by people trying to pull […]