Archive for August, 2015

The New Rules of Oyster Eating | Lucky Peach

Twenty things you need to know.

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‘Literature is against us’: In Conversation with Anne Boyer : Amy King : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

Portrait with Mel Chin’s “revised post soviet tools to be used against the unslakable thirst of 21st century capitalism”

If you don’t know Anne Boyer’s work, you should. She’s a fierce intellect, tremendous poet, and laudable person. I’m grateful she spent time untangling my meandering questions. Her new book, Garments Against Women, is just out from Ahsahta Press, a perfect fit for Boyer’s words. We talk politics, protest, the personal and poetry. Boyer’s strength and […]

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Dana Gioia Poetry As Enchantment | The Dark Horse

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Setting aside half the Earth for ‘rewilding’: the ethical dimension

Wildlife corridors: four proposals to ‘rewild’ portions of North America. Smithsonian InstituteCC BY-NC

Proposals to set aside vast tracts of land for wildlife raise ethical questions, challenging the human-centric view of the value of life.

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Is Joe Biden Getting a Gender Advantage? — The Cut

Photo: Jenny Anderson/WireImage

His record is fairly similar to Hillary Clinton’s, yet he gets all the love — and very little hate.

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Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks – The New York Times

 

Dr. Sacks would take long swims around City Island in the Bronx, where he lived for years.CreditJames Estrin/The New York Times

Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown rare among scientists.

Source: Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks – The New York Times

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