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The Light of the World

The Light of the World

Elizabeth Alexander Grand Central Publishing, 2015 224 pp; ISBN-13: 978-1455599875 FOUR DAYS AFTER HIS 50TH BIRTHDAY PARTY, Elizabeth Alexander’s husband, Ficre Ghebreyesus, dropped dead of a heart attack while exercising on a home treadmill. His death came as a total shock; “eminently strong of body and spirit,” he was “slim and energetic and . . […]

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The Fishermen

The Fishermen

Chigozie Obioma Little, Brown and Company, 2015 304 pp; ISBN-13: 978-0316338370 ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE LITERARY DEVELOPMENTS of the past decade has been the more or less simultaneous eruption onto the world stage, after a long fallow period, of nearly a dozen popular new novelists from Africa. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, NoViolet Bulawayo, Teju Cole, […]

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Digest

Digest

Gregory Pardlo Four Way (Stahlecker Selections), 2014 84 pp; ISBN-13: 978-1935536505 IN GREGORY PARDLO’S LATEST BOOK, Digest, he manages an incredible balancing act. His poems are narrative and personal; they incorporate domestic themes; they take on the father; and they manage to weave in classical references without placing his work so high on the ivory […]

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Portrait of a Young Painter: Pepe Zúñiga and Mexico City’s Rebel Generation

Portrait of a Young Painter: Pepe Zúñiga and Mexico City’s Rebel Generation

Mary Kay Vaughan Duke University Press Books, 2014 pp. 304; ISBN-13: 978-0822357810 TEN YEARS AGO, historian Mary Kay Vaughan set out to research the learning experiences of youth who became involved in the 1960s student demonstrations in Mexico City. These were the same demonstrations that culminated in the infamous 1968 Tlateleloc Massacre. Then she met […]

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War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony

War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony

Nelson A Denis Nation Books, 2015 400 pp; ISBN-13: 978-1568585017 April 21 MARKS THE 50th anniversary of the death of Pedro Albizu Campos. Most Americans likely haven’t heard of Albizu Campos or his plan to challenge the United States’ control of Puerto Rico. His supporters remember him as an organizer, an intellectual, and a revolutionary. […]

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Splitting an Order

Splitting an Order

Ted Kooser Copper Canyon Press, 2014 96 pp; ISBN-13: 978-1556594694 ONE OF THE POEMS THAT STAYS WITH ME the most from Splitting an Order, Ted Kooser’s first new collection in ten years, is “Those Summer Evenings,” his take on Robert Hayden’s classic and much-anthologized “Those Winter Sundays.” In his characteristically laconic but nonetheless musical voice, […]

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PAL publishes three editions of children literature

PAL publishes three editions of children literature

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has published three special editions of children literature namely ‘Bachon Ka Adab’ including poems and prose translated from foreign and regional languages into Urdu. An official of PAL told APP here on Sunday, it was for the first time in the history of sub-continent that such kind of literature had been published for children in Urdu.

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The future of the internet is intelligent machines

The future of the internet is intelligent machines

Thanks to the internet, almost anything consumers might want is just a click away. But for businesses, the gains have been much less dramatic. That is about to change, with the arrival of the Industrial Internet.

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Goodwill in Brooklyn: On Donating Books to Unexpected Readers

Goodwill in Brooklyn: On Donating Books to Unexpected Readers

Jessica Kane shares the agony and ecstasy of donating books.

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The Next New Thing

The Next New Thing

“Digital Humanities” is a rather amorphous term that appears to cover just about any consideration of the “humanities”–in particular literature–as it is manifested in the existence of texts in digital or online form.

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