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 // 53 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 // 9:30 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 // 6:00 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

La Nausée in the Spanish Empire: Antonio Di Benedetto's 'Zama' | 23 Feb 2017 // 9:15 PM

A servant of the Spanish crown finds himself in remote Paraguay, entertaining fantasies and delusions that clash with the actual circumstances of his position. A bleak, comic, and tragic story of alienation.

On Robert Walser's Idiosyncratic, Whimsical, Sly, and Enchanting Works | 15 Feb 2017 // 9:15 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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Steep' Loves Its Mountains

// Moving Pixels

"SSX wanted you to fight its mountains, Steep wants you to love its mountains.

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