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Ghosts of History: An Interview with Jesmyn Ward by Louis Elliott
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Congratulations to Ward on winning the 2017 National Book Award for Sing, Unburied, Sing.

Danny Lyon by Susan Meiselas
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Meiselas speaks with fellow photographer Lyon on the occasion of his recent survey exhibition at the Menil Collection in Houston.

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Clinton Krute
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The vast rewards offered by the films of Nagisa Oshima, exemplified by the strange, unclassifiable Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, are just beginning to be appreciated in America.

Bernard-Henri Lévy by Frederic Tuten
Coming Down by Lawrence Chua

In the afternoon, Hollywood Ketsouvan-nasane listens to a radio describe the snowstorm that would arrive that night. 

Three Poems by Faraj Bayraqdar

Translation, like any public act, must be strategic to have any effect. 

Release and Capture by Fionn Meade
James’ Journey to Jerusalem by Liza Béar
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In his startlingly upbeat feature fiction debut, Ra’anan Alexandrowicz presents a contemporary odyssey through the seamy underbelly of Israeli society.

Five Poems by Raúl Gómez Jattin
Angel Delgado by Orlando Hernandez
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Orlando Hernandez on how controversy and time in prison shaped the art and career of Angel Delgado.

James Casebere by Roberto Juarez
Arne Svenson’s Prisoners by Suzan Sherman
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In his book, Prisoners, Svenson has adopted a group of forgotten children; mug shot negatives which he found, developed, and brought back from the dead.

Steve Earle by David Gates
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Steve Earle’s get-down, down-home sounds cross the line from Rock to Country, and his album Washington Square Serenade, snagged a Grammy in 2008. In this 1998 interview, David Gates finds a man as complex and concise as his music.

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