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Cabbie Poetry

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“Tip the waitress or barman well, ‘cause you’re going to need their toilet.”

Taxi drivers made strides this year at the PEN World Voices Festival.

For a handful of weeks, a group of long-standing New York City taxi drivers have been meeting to poetically reflect on their adventures shuttling passengers throughout the boroughs.

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We Are All Fetishizing

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Should the backlash (by some) against the move towards e-readers and digitized literature be kept…behind closed doors? An opinion piece in the NYT is convinced that arguments-by prominent politicians, historians, librarians–that digitization cheapens the experience of reading, don’t really file under elitism, or mere stubbornness in the face of transformative tech overload, but fetishism.

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