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English - Poetry, Poetics, Translation
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Nomadics · 1W ago

Formation of coal almost turned our planet into a snowball

Press release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research 10/10/2017 While burning coal today causes Earth to overheat, about 300 million years ago the formation of that same coal b...
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Mohammed Bennis reading at PoetsHouse

There was a major international poetry event two weeks ago at Columbia University with a final reading at Poets House. Despite a little Snafu things went along as planned. The last reader wa...
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Joris & Peyrafitte Book & Exhibition in Luxembourg

We are in the final stage of readying a 3-tier 5-week show at the Galerie Simoncini in Lux...
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Happy Birthday, Robert Kelly!

So yesterday afternoon with Robert Kelly’s 82nd birthday in the back of my mind I happened by chance — was looking for something completely different — to come across the picture below: Robert reading to me from a now unidentifiable ms. in Paris (onl...
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PIK on Colder Winters & a Warmer Arctic

Press release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: Winter cold extremes l...
Nomadics · 4W ago

“The Right to Indifference”?

“The Right to indifference” — is how the French daily Libération‘s editor Laurent Joffrin ...
Nomadics · 1M ago

35 Years Later: Memory and Violence in Literary Sabras and Shatilas

via MLYNXQUALEY  & the always excellent Arabi Literature (in English): on SEPTEMBER 18, 20...
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“Exile: Women’s Turn — A Poem of East and West” by Nabile Farès

Just out from Dialogos Press, this excellent translation of Nabile Farès L’Exil au féminin, a poem sequence from 1990. A superb poet & novelist, who left us in 2016, Farès may be best known in this country for his second novel, Un passager de l’Occid...
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Uri Avnery: Crusaders & Zionists

September 2, 2017 A FEW days ago I found myself in Caesarea, sitting in a restaurant and l...
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James Sherry’s Princely Oligarch

A most useful & thoughtful book, just out! (& James has a special offer which allows you to get the ebook for $15: use code PB2S17). Here is how the author describes his writing-through of Machiaveli’s classic: “This book uses the structure of Machia...