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I often avoid talking about race, class, and migration in public. People seem to take these topics as an opportunity to strengthen their beliefs, rather than to enter a discussion. (see “Breaking up the Echo” quoted in my first week of reading). A recent article in the New York Times opinion pages has taken my conviction a […]

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A Week of Reading from . . . Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 14 October 2013 On Loss Yesterday marked the loss of Cuban-American novelist Oscar Hijuelos, the first Latino to win the Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs […]

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Ana Maria Caballero, Zeteo Contributor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 29 July 2013 I bought The Good Thief by Marie Howe because it was the only poetry book I found for sale at the Miami International Airport’s outpost of Books & Books, South Florida’s beloved independent bookseller. In part, […]

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Patrick Rea, Zeteo Contributor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 16 June 2013 Laertes’ advice from his father Polonius (Shakepeare, “Hamlet”) as it appears in The Art of Manliness: Yet here, Laertes! aboard, aboard, for shame! The wind sits in the shoulder of your sail, And you are stay’d […]

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Alexia Raynal, Zeteo Managing Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 2 June 2013 Smart people think that reading great works of literature helps us become moral experts and that becoming moral experts helps us prepare for the decisions we will make in the future. Gregory Currie, however, finds […]

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Alexia Raynal, Zeteo Managing Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 07 April 2013 I finally had the time to read The New York Times op-ed article from last Tuesday. In “Diagnosis: Human,” Harvard professor Ted Gup takes from his own loss to reflect on the lessons we […]

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Reading: 17-23 February 2013 From Alexia Raynal, Zeteo Managing Editor 17 February 2013 Yes. Everybody’s doing it now. The “Harlem Shake” has spread around the world like fire, reminding us that the clear-cut boundaries that separate one culture from another are actually hard to distinguish. Everybody dances, and everybody dances the same way. Some would say our […]

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Reading 16-22 December 2012 A Week of Reading in the Life of Rachael Benavidez [N.B.: This is not part of the Fall issue of Zeteo, but one in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 16 December 2012 Reading a page from the New York Times: “It’s the End of the World,” […]

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From Dianne Stone, Zeteo Assistant Editor 28 October 2012 Reading today Marc Santora’s New York Times article on Hurricane Sandy as I scurry to hole up for the next couple of days in a nice dry spot and load up with fresh water. Santora points out that all over the mid-Atlantic, 50 million or more Americans are in […]

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Frank Kermode, August 2000, photo by Charlie MacDonald

From Dianne Stone, Zeteo Assistant Editor 28 October 2012 Reading today Marc Santora’s New York Times article on Hurricane Sandy as I scurry to hole up for the next couple of days in a nice dry spot and load up with fresh water. Santora points out that all over the mid-Atlantic, 50 million or more Americans are in […]

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May 11, 2018

Using personal essay, literary reference, and journalistic voice, the article plants itself on our existential doorstep while illuminating Barnes' novel one more time. Very strong. Thanks.

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Frank Kermode, August 2000, photo by Charlie MacDonald

From Dianne Stone, Zeteo Assistant Editor 28 October 2012 Reading today Marc Santora’s New York Times article on Hurricane Sandy as I scurry to hole up for the next couple of days in a nice dry spot and load up with fresh water. Santora points out that all over the mid-Atlantic, 50 million or more Americans are in […]

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May 10, 2018

"When these new memories suddenly came upon me … time had been placed in reverse. As if, for that moment, the river ran upstream." Stolen from Barnes's book for my poem "From the Vale for a Soul Making". Great book to write about.

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From Dianne Stone, Zeteo Assistant Editor 28 October 2012 Reading today Marc Santora’s New York Times article on Hurricane Sandy as I scurry to hole up for the next couple of days in a nice dry spot and load up with fresh water. Santora points out that all over the mid-Atlantic, 50 million or more Americans are in […]

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March 13, 2018

i am looking for spiritual rats that bring money into my room i am from zimbabwe

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