Roberto Calasso, Renaissance Man of Letters, Dies at 80

“Calasso carved out a new space as an intellectual, retelling myth as true, certainly as true as science,” Tim Parks, who worked with Mr. Calasso on the English translation of “The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony,” said in an interview. “His implication is always that we are as subject as our ancestors were to the forces that find their More...

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By admin On Friday, July 30th, 2021

Echoes of a Fairy Tale in a Devastating Novel

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | How to Listen Omar El Akkad’s new novel, “What Strange Paradise,” uses some fablelike techniques to comment on the migrant crisis caused by war in the More...

By admin On Thursday, July 29th, 2021

Floyd Cooper, Illustrator of Black Life for Children, Dies at 65

Floyd Cooper, a celebrated children’s book illustrator who explored the African American experience in stories rooted in history, like one about a boy in Alabama in 1955 trying to comprehend why a Black woman More...

By admin On Thursday, July 29th, 2021

The Imaginary Summer – The New York Times

Welcome. It’s difficult to believe that another month is coming to a close, the summer seeping into its back half again. Summer is always freighted with a certain amount of expectation, with the burden of More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

Book Review: ‘Afterparties,’ by Anthony Veasna So

Anthony Veasna So’s witty and sharply expressed short stories are set in the Central Valley — the “valley of dust and pollen and California smog,” where the options for Cambodian American immigrant More...

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