Posts Tagged: cornel west

Notable NYC: 10/18–10/24

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Saturday 10/18: Poetry Forum 2014. The New School, 10 a.m., $45 daily / $135 full pass. Melissa Buckheit reads poetry along with Corollary Press founder Sueyeun Juliette Lee. Berl’s Poetry Shop. Happy fifth anniversary Greenlight Bookstore. Celebrate all day, party at night. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free. Peyton Marshall talks with Julia Fierro about Marshall’s […]

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Notable NYC: 10/11–10/17

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Saturday 10/11: The New Yorker Festival, around town, $35 and up. Cristina Moracho launches Althea and Oliver, a novel about two friends. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 10/12: The New Yorker Festival, around town, $35 and up. The Singapore Literature Festival. McNally Jackson, 6 p.m., free. Amy Jo Burns reads Cinderland (October 2014), a memoir […]

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The Irony of It

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Over at The Believer, Riayn Fergins chats with Cornel West: Anytime you have a deep commitment to loving your neighbor, you hate injustice. When you love folks, you can’t stand the fact they’re being treated unfairly… It’s not sadomasochistic. You’re not liking them, you’re loving them because you can’t hate folks, no matter what color […]

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