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Content of the Month Club : June; Gun, with Occasional Music.

Gumshoe Conrad Metcalf has problems—there’s a rabbit in his waiting room and a trigger-happy kangaroo on his tail. Near-future Oakland is a brave new world where evolved animals are members of society, the police monitor citizens by their karma levels, and mind-numbing drugs such as Forgettol and Acceptol are all the rage.


The Prophet ~~ Kahlil Gibran Imprisoned in Space

Khalil Gibran ~ currently imprisoned for crime against the state, and being held in the Phobos static-drive penitentiary indefinitely.

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    Cultural Cross Sections Michaela Anchan I arrive at the Banff Centre on a Wednesday afternoon. It’s my first time in North America. There’s a warning in the hotel lobby about bears. Only walk in groups, it says. I am a New Zealander, living in Germany. I’ve never met a bear. I’m in an international MFA […]
  • Joy Harjo’s “Eagle Poem” Translated into Arabic, by Ibtisam Barakat
    Poetry Ibtisam Barakat Photo by Kea Mowat on Unsplash Dear WLT Readers, I am thrilled to offer the following translation of “Eagle Poem” from English to Arabic in honor of poet Joy Harjo who, this year, was named the first Native American Poet Laureate of the US. I am Palestinian American, and growing up as […]
  • World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2019, by Michelle Johnson
    News and Events Michelle Johnson In 2019 WLT continued publishing fiction, poems, interviews, and essays in translation—publishing more than 50 pieces from languages ranging from Albanian to Zoque—along with pieces by translators about their work. In addition, WLT published more than 70 reviews of translations. Ismail Kadare, whose work is widely available in English translation […]

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    This week, the staff of ‘The Paris Review’ marvels at Garth Greenwell’s taxonomy of touch, slips into Herman Bas’s paintings, and sighs deeply.
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  • The Exceptional Dovey Johnson Roundtree
    Along with her colleagues, Dovey Johnson Roundtree argued cases on behalf of scores of African American citizens who opposed segregation.
    Tayari Jones
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    Tash Aw explores one of his favorite masterpieces of Asian cinema, and the influence it has had on him.
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    Nellie Oleson made ‘Little House on the Prairie.’ I don’t just mean she was an essential part of the show’s success. I mean Nellie wrote the original books and most of the scripts for the TV program. She directed most of the episodes, and, for the most part, she was the audience. 
    Anthony Madrid
  • Staring at a Digital Black Hole
    On the morning of November 16, 2019 we, the exiled Iranians, woke up and checked our phones, only to realize that Iran had been cut off from the global internet. 
    Amir Ahmadi Arian

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  • Scott Timberg’s “All the Poets (Musicians on Writing)”
    In this monthly series, which ran April 2017–December 2019, Scott Timberg interviewed musicians about the literary work that had inspired and informed their music. The post Scott Timberg’s “All the Poets (Musicians on Writing)” appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books.
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    DURING THE VIETNAM WAR, John Balaban was working toward a career as a scholar and poet. He was a graduate student at Harvard University, studying Old English and working with Robert Lowell in his famous Sunday morning poetry circle. One day he walked out of Widener Library and came across an enormous group of students […]
    Cord Brooks
  • A New Kind of Bondage
    TONY PLATT’S Beyond These Walls provides a relentless critique of the United States’s carceral regime, prompting us to rethink how criminal justice institutions operate. Platt questions the assumption that crime is a matter of personal choice, exposing the double standard that exempts the majority of corporate and governmental perpetrators from punishment while routinely incarcerating the […]
    Cord Brooks

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Futurus Bookshelf

Level 7
The Woman in White
Time Out of Joint
River of Gods
Darkness at Noon
China Mountain Zhang
A Maze of Death
The Martian
The Virgin Suicides
The Transmigration of Timothy Archer
Notes from Underground, White Nights, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, and Selections from The House of the Dead
Fear and Trembling/Repetition
Ethan Frome
Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1975
The Room
The Simulacra
Super Extra Grande

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