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Ten Reasons for Authors to Blog

Ten Reasons for Authors to Blog

ONE OF THE QUESTIONS I’M MOST ASKED IS “how do you find time to write a blog?” I can answer this quite simply – I find the time in the same way that I find time to do the grocery shopping, or read poetry, or stroke the cat. We all find the time to do […]

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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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Toni Morrison’s New Novel Is Best Read With Her Backlist In Mind

Toni Morrison’s New Novel Is Best Read With Her Backlist In Mind

America’s only living Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Toni Morrison, offers her 11th novel, God Help The Child.

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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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British history alive and kicking at Morley Literature Festival

British history alive and kicking at Morley Literature Festival

Literature lovers lined their stomachs with a three-course lunch in Tingley before stomaching a dollop of political and historical insight from Morley Literature Festival’s guest author.

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Literature festival to welcome writers of the world

Literature festival to welcome writers of the world

The 5th edition of the Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival (ITEF) will be held this year between Oct. 30 and Nov. 10 on the theme of “City and Game.” Sixty-one writers from 15 countries will join the event.

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A case for high-brow literature

A case for high-brow literature

Scientists have proclaimed that reading high-brow literature produces greater empathy than reading chick-lit.

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