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Ryunosuke and Sin

Ryūnosuke’s In A Grove is a postmodern piece where the theme is Sin.  This was a piece that I really enjoyed.  Several people gave their testimony as to how they discovered a man’s dead body in a bamboo grove.  341 more words



Darwish’s poem is very patriotic.  He is very proud to be a Muslim and he is very adamant, at least in my opinion that he wants people to know that there is a difference between the radical Muslim and the everyday Muslim.  296 more words


The 15 Long-*** Book Challenge

So, I am now working a 9-5 (yay!)… and by 9-5, I mean 8:30-5:30, and it leaves me tired in the evenings. I don’t want to do anything productive or remotely taxing. 1,354 more words


Weekend Bookends #10

A weekly round up of miscellaneous bookish news you may have missed (and often I missed them too)

Prize for African literature announced

I was so focused on the announcement of the Man Booker Prize long list that I overlooked an announcement about the lesser known Caine Prize for African Writing. 254 more words

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Free Books! (Round 11)

For every ten books I read, I’ll hold a book giveaway. Here’s how to claim a free book:

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Inciting the Global Imagination in Oxford & Lisbon

Yours truly had the honor of presenting at two academic conferences this summer, 7th Global Conference Diasporas: Exploring Critical Issues, organized by Interdisciplinary.net and held at Mansfield College, Oxford, UK, 5-7 July 2014 and… 1,354 more words