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Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

Words Without Borders

Words Without Borders

Words Without Borders:The Online Magazine of International Literature
  • The City & the Writer: In Rio de Janeiro with Armando Freitas Filho
  • The Translator Relay: Kira Josefsson
  • A Reading List for World Refugee Day
  • “Inheritance from Mother” by Minae Mizumura
  • First Read—From “Adua”
  • News from Somewhere: The World Series from Peter Owen and Istros Books
  • WWB Contributor Jessica Cohen Awarded 2017 Man Booker International Prize
  • The City and the Writer: In São Paulo with Francesca Cricelli
  • No Fairy Tale: Paul Binding on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ice Virgin”

New York Review of Books

The New York Review of Books

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  • Romania: On the Border of the Real
    The image of an interior shattered by outside forces could be the emblem for all Cristian Mungiu’s films. He loves to present stories in which someone’s integrity is assailed by external influences, and Graduation offers one of his most...
  • Britain: When Vengeance Spreads
    For all the gestures of inter-communal solidarity that have been given much publicity since the June 18 attack outside a London mosque, the more significant and ominous sentiment has been one of vindication. Anecdotal evidence, the prevalence of...
  • A Presumption of Guilt
    Late one night several years ago, I got out of my car on a dark midtown Atlanta street when a man standing fifteen feet away pointed a gun at me and threatened to “blow my head off.” I’d been parked outside my new apartment in a racially mixed but...
  • Fathers & Daughters
    When he started releasing hour-long comedy specials ten years ago, Louis C.K.’s material was long on kids, marriage, men and women, and getting older and fatter. These subjects are still a big part of his acts, especially in Louie, but he’s...
  • The Language of Diane Arbus
    To the Editors: In an otherwise characteristically sensitive piece on Diane Arbus, Hilton Als repeats without qualification and as a truism that Diane Arbus “used the word ‘freaks’ to describe [her] subjects....” While often repeated, and in...
  • More Bresson Than Mozart
    To the Editors: Michael Wood, alluding to Robert Bresson’s practice of letting quotations speak for him, writes, “When Mozart says of certain works of his that ‘they are brilliant..., but they lack poverty,’ he is close to the heart of...
  • The Islamic Road to the Modern World
    In The Islamic Enlightenment, Christopher de Bellaigue aims to address a bias he perceives among general readers about the history of Islamic political liberalization. According to widespread assumptions, efforts to transform Islamic nations...
  • Facing Off with the Old Masters
    One of the favorite sports of Renaissance artists was a contest called the paragone, the “comparison,” the age-old debate about the most expressive form of art. Like sport itself, the fun lay in playing the game with headlong passion, insisting...
  • Matisse: The Joy of Things
    Matisse, unsurprisingly, had strong feelings about the objects of his daily life. They delighted, inspired, or confounded him, in their humble ordinariness and in all that they evoked. These mundane items, the organizing principle for the...

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The Neglected Books Page

www.NeglectedBooks.com: Where forgotten books are remembered

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