Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou Dies at 86   

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Margalit Fox, writing for The New York Times: Long before that day, as she recounted in “Caged Bird” and its sequels, she had already been a dancer, calypso singer, streetcar conductor, single mother, magazine editor in Cairo, administrative assistant in … Continue reading →

Thursday, January 9, 2014

A Speck in the Sea   

Literature

Paul Tough, writing for The New York Times Magazine: Suddenly Aldridge was flying backward, tumbling across the deck toward the back of the boat, which was wide open, just a flat, slick ramp leading straight into the black ocean a … Continue reading →