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Sandy Came...

Camila Gibran | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Camila Gibran

Sandy came, and before she arrived, it was all about Me. Me in my house. Me in my day job. Me, my aspirations and my battles with my lessons. Me, not doing what Me like to be doing. Me and my senseless emotional life. There were so many Me's, I forgot I was only one.

Sex, Violence and Devils: Ten Books That Shocked the World

Sara Nelson | Posted 11.30.2013 | Books
Sara Nelson

While it may seem tame by today's standards, D.H. Lawrence's classic tale of a gamekeeper and a Lady was so outrageous on the topics of sex and class that it wasn't allowed to be published legally in this country until 1959, 30 years after it first surfaced in Europe.

Jewish Self-Styled Prophet 'Pirate' and Pornographer Brought Ulysses to America

Dennis Miller | Posted 10.30.2013 | Books
Dennis Miller

The man who introduced to America two of the early 20th century's most sexually explicit, ground-breaking books was a Jewish poet, pirate and a pornographer.

The Best Animal Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

I've collected a few animal poems here that speak to the essence of an animal, but also illuminate the human condition. In order, they address our faith, doubt, passion and dread.

What We Should Tell the Gun Lobby and Producers/Editors

Jim Sleeper | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Absent a better politics, it's hard to imagine what might change the climate at a lot of local TV news shows that play up every nasty crime, or among the producers of internet games. We have to make them realize that they're doing something to kids and to our society that, as parents, and citizens, they're already living to regret.

Peruse These Hunting Grounds for Your Fellow Intellectuals

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 11.19.2012 | Books
Nick Kolakowski

If you're looking for another intellectual with whom to swap theories, feelings and the occasional cold virus, the following places could serve you well in your hunt.

Writing is Cheaper than Therapy

Diana M. Raab | Posted 06.12.2012 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

Since I was a little girl and my mother gave me a Khalil Gibran journal to help me cope with the loss of my grandmother, I have always used writing as a way of healing.

Barney Rosset, Richard Seaver, and William Burroughs in Midcentury Paris

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Regina Weinreich

Barney Rosset died last week at age 89, and for those who valued his contribution to upholding First Amendment rights in this country, his championing the works of artists, the event truly marks the end of an era.

New in New Orleans: No Matter How Many Skies Have Fallen

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 10.24.2011 | Books
Karen Dalton-Beninato

"Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically. The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins, we start to build up new li...

Yuppie Lit: Books About The Filthy Rich

flavorwire.com | Posted 10.01.2011 | Books

Macy Halford recently wrote in the New Yorker‘s Book Bench that she happened upon the “hipster lit” section of Bookhampton while browsing in its...

The 10 Best Literary Picnics

The Observer | Kate Kellaway | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

In a boat, in the nude, with cold chicken, warm bananas, Mr Knightley or Mole…...

The Problem With Gender-Neutral Book Revisions (PHOTOS)

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It just so happens that a little birdie (the Internet) told us that the 2011 International Translation of the Bible is now gender-neutral! According t...

Poems For The First Day Of Spring

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Today officially marks the start of spring, the season long seized on by poets to symbolize rebirth and awakening. Here are three celebratory, though still complex, poems about spring.

What Would D. H. Lawrence Make Of Blogging And Tweeting?

Telegraph | Michael Deacon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A biography of the poet Edith Sitwell, published this week, shows what a roaring snob she could be. It seems that she looked down her (startlingly lar...

Love Poems Your Valentine Probably Hasn't Read

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

If you're still searching for the right words to use on Valentine's Day, and want to be a little more creative than, "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."

EVE by Tamsin Smith

Tamsin Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tamsin Smith

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through my mind, strolled ghosts of the old year, visions of new times... PAUSE PLEASE FOR A PROGRAMING UPD...

From New York City Subways To North Carolina Airports

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Subways, airports, buses--we keep an eagle eye out and the moment we hear a page turn, our ears perk up. We're on the lookout for what people are rea...

How to Tilda

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

If you want to see slow motion bees, or a woman's hand brushing through a sward of wheat, then I Am Love is the film for you. But not for me.

OTHER AS ANIMAL: a meditation

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Muske-Dukes

The catalogue for the haunting "Other as Animal" show at Danese Gallery in New York City (which runs from June 4 through August 6th ) -- offers a quot...

Calling Dr. Laura: Old Loves And The Boundaries Of Fidelity

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

Thankfully, my personal life is not completely dictated by media-based psychology standards, or I'd wind up on Oprah taking the fall for men in mid-life crisis everywhere.

A Sleep Challenged Soul, Incapable Of Ending A Sentence

Lisa Guest | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

I'm breaking the rule on January fifth, 2010. It's 11:42 PM. I should already be asleep. I should have been quiet and reflecting at 10:30 so that by 11:00 my head was still and my body could repair itself.

Authors' Unique Words Provide "Linguistic Fingerprint"

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Analyses of classic authors' works provide a way to "linguistically fingerprint" them, researchers say. The relationship between the number of words ...