“I want the people I collaborate with to understand that they can move a way from the realities they’ve been placed into, that they can create a reality.”
The year Columbus found and founded our New World also marked the final end of one particular Old World, the half millennium of rich coexistence and commingling of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish peoples, traditions, and languages in the south of Spain.
A Cuban American friend who grew up in Philadelphia used to make regular trips to New York City as a child.
The work of Joseph Roth, Parisian writer and journalist of the 1930s, has only recently begun to be translated into English. Poet and translator Michael Hoffman is the source of these translations, which are being met with much acclaim.