Spring 2016 Poetry: Top Picks

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From Frank Bidart’s contained drama and Rita Dove’s blazingly heartfelt exploration of self and history, to the engaging openness of Campbell McGrath and Maureen McLane, to the shape-shifting formal verve of Tyehimba Jess and Brenda Shaughnessy, to the sheer burning wit of Kim Addonizio and Bob Hicok, poetry today is so rich and varied that, […]

Webcast Treats: Sarah Bakewell, Homero Aridjis, Clarice Lispector, & More

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Sarah Bakewell At the Existentialist Café in 1930s Paris. Chantal Thomas and a tale of two princesses. The early years of Homero Aridjis, poet, ambassador, and president of PEN International. Greek writer Christos Ikonomou’s illuminating fiction on economic crisis. The complete stories of internationally renowned Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector. And the complete poems of internationally […]

Reading the World | Fiction in Translation

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New fiction in translation from smaller presses includes literary titles, YA, and more.

African American Books, October 2011-February 2012, for Black History Month

African American Books, October 2011-February 2012, for Black History Month