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"The richly textured, eminently readable translations by Boyd and Olga Voronina are admirably faithful ... a generation of scholars of the emigration will be in Boyd and Voronina’s debt."
"The unnamed narrator is an American adrift in Dubai ... It’s a devastating story of a man circling the drain, lost in the last society that will have him."
Poet Robert Kelly, who was present at Dylan Thomas's last public reading before his untimely death, discusses the author and his legacy. Robert Kelly's interview begins at 18:00.
"Murder, dismemberment, stalking and blackmail are all part of the journey The Forgers takes through the territory where love and books overlap."
Nuruddin Farah discusses his novel Hiding in Plain Sight, a story about a photographer who cares for her niece and nephew after her brother's death at the hands of extremists in Somalia.
Authors Francine Prose and Ayana Mathis discuss their scariest reading experiences, both of which took place during childhood.
Michael Wood praises this first-ever collection of Nabokov's letters to his wife and collaborator.
Daniel Mendelsohn considers why The Catcher in the Rye's Holden Caulfield doesn't have the same appeal when encountered as an adult reader.
Professor of English Ben La Farge's new book moves effortlessly from the classics to contemporary drama, and fiction to television, shedding new light on the art of comedy.
La Voz as a Bard student and has edited the publication for a decade, will be recognized for her contributions as a community leader. Fiori and five other awardees will be honored at GET's 10th anniversary celebration on Thursday, October 23, as part of the Hudson Valley Entrepreneurial Conference and Expo in Wappinger Falls.
Mona Simpson reviews Elena Ferrante's new novel, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and muses on the history of autobiographical fiction from Dickens to Alcott.
Francine Prose writes about the appeal of Transparent, an "unlikely hit" television series about a father who comes out to his family as a trans woman in late middle age.
Nabokov's passionate letters to his wife and collaborator Véra Slonim have been published for the first time, and were co–edited and translated by Olga Voronina, Russian and Eurasian Studies Program director.
Senior Fellow Wyatt Mason discusses life, culture, religion, and humanity with author Marilynne Robinson.
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