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  • By Peter Groth (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-3.0],via Wikimedia Commons This essay is adapted from Leonardo Padura’s November 2012 speech in Havana, Cuba, at the Casa de las Américas. Padura was the first Cuban writer to whom...
  • Photo by Tortured Mind Photography/Flickr Once again using the lens provided by detective fiction, Leonardo Padura magnifies various aspects of Cuban reality for his readers.  “La muerte pendular de Raimundo Manzanero” appears...
  • Zvonko Karanović Like the poets of the Beat generation from whom he takes inspiration, poet and fiction writer Zvonko Karanović (b. 1959, Niš, Serbia) has traveled widely throughout Europe, hitchhiking and often changing jobs. He...
  • Blues Cola de Lagarto   Su frenesí candentede espiral infinitamuere, revive– blues cola de lagarto –...
  • When we asked Yousef Khanfar, guest editor of our March 2013 issue, to come up with a list of his favorite photography books, he sent us the following list of thirty-two essential titles. These are in addition to the many books by the twenty...
  • Finding Poetry Under the Open Sky Editorial note: Inside the January 2013 print edition, five poets pay tribute to poetry trails throughout the United States:  “Lift This New Glimpse That You Found” The William Stafford Path | Lake Oswego,...
  • This video was recorded September 28, 2012, during the Neustadt Festival Banquet in Norman, Oklahoma, where Indian-Canadian writer Rohinton Mistry accepted the 2012 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and gave the following acceptance speech...
  • Photo by Bu Yousef/Flickr At the Market in Baghdad, 1940 Every morning the elder took his sons to pray,then let them swim through the heat of the dijlawhile he and his servant went to market, the Suuq Hannoun,to buy food for the day. ...
  • Photo Shannalee/Flickr In the first translation of his work into English, South Korean writer Kim Kyŏnguk imagines an ad executive confronting a man who may be his former school nemesis. And as in other anxious...
  •   Romantic Disagreement Of course I amagainst disturbing the moon.For many reasons.Not only is it an unseemly exaggeration—personally I’ve long avoided exaggeratingbecause of exhaustion—but it is also improper.So far, the moon’s relations with the...

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