Subashini Navaratnam

Subashini Navaratnam is a copywriter from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia who occasionally blogs. She can also be found on Twitter.

Columns // 4 Articles
Reviews // 52 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Columns

On Those Who Must Work as Whores, and Those Who Can Afford to Just Play at It | 24 Jul 2014 // 8:30 PM

The debate about sex work is usually about the spectacle that accompanies “sex”, rather than about the sex workers and the work of sex. That needs to change.

Enjoy Orientalism-Lite with 'Stranger Magic' | 29 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

Stranger Magic is an exhaustive compendium of the various tales in the Arabian Nights collection, as well as a robust and energetic investigation into how these stories of “Oriental” myth and folklore have seeped into the European imagination from the 18th century onward.

//Reviews

On Robert Walser's Idiosyncratic, Whimsical, Sly, and Enchanting Works | 15 Feb 2017 // 8:15 PM

Walser's attentiveness to the world's capacity for beauty and kindness in a time of brutality is the most interesting aspect of this book.

Juan Gabriel Vásquez's 'Reputations' Explores the Slippery Nature of Memory | 29 Jan 2017 // 8:15 PM

Vásquez’s work shows how reputation is its own hermetic chamber, sealing the person off from his self.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Trickle Down Corruption in 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"In a world of hitmen, snitches, mobsters, murderers, terrorists, rapists, rioters, bombers, thieves, and serial killers, your greatest enemy is your boss.

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