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17 Apr 2017

Books from Banned Countries Part 4: Somalia

This is part of our Books from Banned Countries series. You can see them all here. You may think you know nothing about Somali literature, but you’re mistaken. Okay, perhaps you’re right and you can’t name a single Somali author. But unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere way, way

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23 Mar 2017

Books From Banned Countries: Libya

After a brief hiatus, the “In Translation” series returns with one of the lesser known Middle Eastern regions. This week’s installment focuses on Libyan literature. Once you’re done with their selection, you can ponder that ostensibly silly question “what defines a national literature”? After all, several of the authors presented

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23 Feb 2017

Books from Banned Countries Part 2: Iraq

Click here to read “Books From Banned Countries Part I: Iran“ Some places have attained an almost mythical space within their communities. When the community is made of up of avid readers, specifically ones of Arabic literature, al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad is a popular hangout. Quite by chance, this piece will run

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15 Feb 2017

Books from Banned Countries Part 1: Iran

Enemy In Translation: Iran American’s aren’t known for their appreciation for foreign cultures. From certain states demanding that everyone speak English, to the lack of foreign films on streaming platforms. Most American’s are definitely nationalists when it comes to art. So, it should come as no surprise that books by foreign authors are

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21 Jul 2016

Where to Move if Trump is Elected

When some months ago we started picking places to move to if Donald Trump gets elected it was an innocent joke. But we’ve come a long way since then: to the week of the RNC, where Trump became a GOP candidate. (EDIT: this is far far worse than the week

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03 Jun 2016

6 European Music Festivals You Must Hit This Summer

Are you a music lover trying to figure out the absolutely cheapest way to see weird and wonderful – and not so weird, yet still wonderful – parts of Europe this summer? The answer might be music festivals. Now, don’t go all funny on me because you’ve read about people

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04 May 2016

This is Your biological clock….Not Ticking

Tick-tock! Who’s there? It’s your biological clo… It is quite funny that an article on clocks, biological or otherwise, should be written by someone who has never been on time for anything. It’s not that I’ve not completed stuff, it’s just that I have a penchant for not doing them

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