Palestinian bedtime stories: The wicked Israeli witch
- Tamam Mohsen ت تمام محسن
I recall clearly from my childhood, how my mother's face would change in the evening. She would remove her stern and austere face and become tender and dreamy. She would tell my siblings and I thrilling stories like “Jabina” or “Half ...
Let them eat cake: a journey into Edward Said’s humanism
- Ted Steinberg
It was April 27, 1974, the day of my bar mitzvah. The food at the reception was unremarkable with the exception of the dessert, a big yellow cake in my honor that happened to be shaped like the state of Israel. I liked cake, especially yellow cake.
Postscript :Toni Morrison’s truth
- Hilton Als
She saw the madness we’re living in now years ago.
Toni Morrison (1931)-2019. Art by Katy Horan from Literary Witches.
When she looked at you and addressed you by your Christian name, she made it sound like a promise, one that stood on the ...
Tarantino’s ‘dead Indians’ and the roots of USAmerican violence
- Nancy Marie Mithlo
As other viewers of Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film 'Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood' laughed at Leonardo DiCaprio's 'the only good Indian is a dead Indian' refrain, Nancy Marie Mithlo, Chiricahua Apache, cringed
My day job is as an American ...
“Toni Morrison will always be with us”: Angela Davis, Nikki Giovanni & Sonia Sanchez pay tribute
- Democracy Now!
Toni Morrison, one of the nation’s most influential writers, died this week at the age of 88 from complications of pneumonia. In 1993, Morrison became the first African-American woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. She also won a ...
Toni Morrison's legacy of language
- Jeva Lange
Author Toni Morrison died Monday in New York at the age of 88, marking a monumental loss to the American literary landscape.
Illustrated | AP Photo/Michel Euler, Strawberry Blossom/iStock
Morrison won both the Nobel prize for Literature (one of only ...
Toni Morrison, the Teacher
- Vinson Cunningham
Toni Morrison, who died on Monday, provided many young readers an early exegetical playground. Photograph by Sara Krulwich / NYT / Redux
Whenever I think about Toni Morrison, I think about my favorite ...
Don’t call Toni Morrison a poet
- Emma Goldberg
The author believed in a language more political than poetic.
Toni Morrison in 1998. CreditSara Krulwich/The New York Times
Toni Morrison was no stranger to death. Many authors write about dying — some, like John Updike, fixate on the afterlife; ...
‘How we weep for our beloved’: writers and thinkers remember Toni Morrison
- Various Authors - Autores varios - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
Generations of authors, editors and other artists and luminaries pay tribute to “the greatest chronicler of the American experience that we have ever known.”
Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times
The English Job by Jack Straw review – portrait of Iran’s fixation with Britain
- Andrew Anthony
The former foreign secretary examines why Iran, for all its domestic flaws, has just cause to fear foreign influence.
Former British foreign secretary Jack Straw greets Mohammad ...