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Posts Tagged: Ilan Stavans

Keeping Yiddish Alive: A Conversation with Josh Lambert

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Josh Lambert discusses the anthology HOW YIDDISH CHANGED AMERICA AND HOW AMERICA CHANGED YIDDISH.

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Notable San Francisco: 1/22-1/28

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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What You Can Read at the Guantánamo Bay Detainee Library

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Prisoners held at Guantánamo Bay have access to 18,000 books in 18 different languages, including Arabic translations of King Lear, Anna Karenina, and Stephen King thrillers. But books deemed critical of the US government, including Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Noam Chomsky’s Interventions, and various John Grisham novels, are banned. Over at The Kenyon […]

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