Literature

There is a long scene in Those Bones Are Not My Child (1999), Toni Cade Bambara’s posthumously published novel about the Atlanta murders of 1979-81, where she describes the 1980 explosion at the Bowen Homes Daycare Center, a nursery in a mostly black community: “See about that guy,” Lafayette said quietly to Speaker, motioning his chin
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Thinking and thought loom large in poetry, whether it’s the intellectual exercises of the metaphysical poets, the deep, personal introspection of the Romantics, or the modernists’ interest in subjectivity and interiority. Below, we introduce ten of the greatest introspective poems about thoughts, thinking, and meditation. William Wordsworth, ‘Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey’.
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The following is excerpted from Megha Majumdar’s debut novel, A Burning, the story of three unforgettable characters who seek to rise–to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies–and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India. Majumdar was born and raised in Kolkata, India and moved
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May 27, 2020, 12:06pm The announcement of a forthcoming Amazon series focusing on Lisbeth Salander, the protagonist of Steig Larsson’s Millennium series, challenges our assumptions about what a literary adaptation actually is. We know that the Amazon show is currently titled The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. So, will it align thematically with Larsson’s 2005 book
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‘Dreamers’ is a poem by the British poet of the First World War, Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967). Written while Sassoon was convalescing at Craiglockhart Hospital, ‘Dreamers’ is a poem which contrasts the realities of war with the soldiers’ longing for home and domestic comfort and security. You can read ‘Dreamers’ here before proceeding to our analysis
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This is episode ten of The Antibody Reading Series, a weekly reading and Q and A hosted by Brian Gresko. [embedded content] Tonights guests are Elizabeth Kadetsky, Lisa Olstein, and Sejal Shah. You can buy their books from The Antibody‘s local indie, Greenlight Bookstore or from Bookshop: Elizabeth Kadetsky, The Memory Eaters*Lisa Olstein, Pain Studies*Sejal Shah, This is
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