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Tales from the past to titillate and educate while giving you a lens on the present and future.
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    Intellectual heavyweight Jean Genet wrote powerfully about a friend's prison death. A French singer took the words and made them a song.

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    It involves laugh bags, vampire teeth and a king who rises from the dead. What is it with Sweden?

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  • 02/10/16--21:00: Rules for Burning Books
  • A professed lover of literature makes a case for book burning.

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    Jacob Kushner remembers a Ghanaian poet, two years after the terrorist attack that killed him.

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    Fifty years after Eliot's death, the sound of the 20th century's great conservative poet can still conjure St. Louis, Great Britain and the impending fog of war.

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    The nation that has birthed a bevy of literary talent has one more treat for us.

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    A hip-hop artist and slam poet's debut novel hits the U.S. this year - and we peg him as a new great.

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    This island nation's literary scene remains limited and guarded today. But Cuban literature holds remarkable promise.

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    Hold your engines, NASA. Mars needs intellectuals and thinkers on board spaceships, too.

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    We spoke with playwright Kathleen Warnock about her reading series, which has been running monthly since 2004.

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    Ethio-jazz singer-songwriter Meklit is using birdsong and science to craft intricate melodies and create a sound all her own.

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    Booker-shortlisted author, musician and poet Jeet Thayil sounds like Burroughs and Baudelaire embraced.

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    Emi Mahmoud, winner of the 2015 Individual World Poetry Slam, turns tragedy into art.

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    Singaporean poet Alvin Pang has a rare flair for the relevant and lyrical alike. Hear him read on race, fathers and the concept of success.

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    National Poetry Month is full of all manner of love of metered verse. Yep. Full of it.

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    You don't have to be a depressed celebrity to find solace in one of the Sufi mystic Rumi's most unforgettable poems.

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    She might be the next Calvino - except she's got one more language on him. Meet a strange and beautiful poet and writer.

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    Francophone poet, novelist and scholar Abdourahman Waberi jokes that he's the "Dante of Djibouti." Which is a surprisingly big job.

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    Meet the chatty writer behind Microsoft's artificially intelligent bot.

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    Putting truth to power, even in verse, can lead to revolution.

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    There have been many fantastic girl-on-girl novels written over the years. Here are five of the best.

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    As African literary magazines spring up, the continent's writers are finding a new freedom to tell their stories in their own voices.

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    Following Frost is an exercise in suspending skepticism to reach deeper truths.

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    To understand the tumultuous era of Mugabe's leadership, give these a read.

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    The Best Sh*t of 2017: These short reads on everything from lost embraces to the P-word are both fiery and cool.

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    Amanda Gorman is the first U.S. Youth Poet Laureate and now an OZY Genius Award Winner

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    Here are a dozen great books that speak to our times.

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    Emily Jungmin Yoon weaves together strands from Korea's brutal past with contemporary issues of race, gender and sexual violence.

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    These books by LGBTQ authors shine a light on key historical moments.

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    In addition to performing and composing, the polymath Stephen Hough has found time to write a novel about faith and desire.

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    Children's author Shel Silverstein was once a cartoonist at Playboy and a regular in Hugh Hefner's pleasure dome.

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    This Prussian baroness wrote erotic poetry and mainlined morphine - until Nazis took exception to her decadence.

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    Susy Delgado has helped reclaim Guarani, the best preserved native language of the Americas once considered dirty.

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    The father of the rapper and actor was a star basketball player who struggled to get involved in his son's life.

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    Jamaican poet, actor and folklorist Louise Bennett-Coverley overturned a colonial legacy and fostered cultural pride.

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    Chadian millennials use poetry to stir debate on unemployment, corruption, pollution and inequality.

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    Only a few can tell the Epic of Manas, the spiritual tale of an ancient Kyrgyz warrior. We spoke to one about dreaming his way to enlightenment.

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    Who better to represent a country's cultural history and legacy than its literary giants?

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    Doing something extraordinary using totally ordinary means is a magic we should all be lucky enough to master. Enter poet Gwendolyn Brooks.

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    This is what happens when a Persian woman brings insight to an ancient poet's words.

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    At 21, Mecca Verdell is at the forefront of Baltimore's thriving slam poetry scene. Is it too far too fast?

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    It ran for just two years in the early 1920s, but The Brownies' Book altered the landscape of Black children's literature.