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Drama Review – Fences by August Wilson

Without question, Troy Maxson deserves to be ranked among the most complex protagonists in literature. He’s a blue collar Willy Loman, a bit less crass than Stanley Kowalski, and a family man in the vein of Al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad from Naguib Mahfouz’s… 807 more words

Book Reviews

Thoughts on art and climate change from a Grammy-winning composer

A few months ago, I interviewed the Pulitzer prize-winning composer John Luther Adams about his symphonic opus on sea-level rise. Then he won a Grammy, alongside artists like Sam Smith and Tenacious D. 395 more words

Climate & Energy


Watching documentaries of World War Two, color
where before there was only the black and white ghosts,
it’s 1941 again and that entire world of people… 220 more words


Book Discussion: The Color Purple

Last week, iRead members held a live discussion of The Color Purple. We present to you our overall thoughts in the following slides:

Alice Walker


I am fascinated with works that hit the nail on the head the first time out: scientific investigators awarded on their first R01 or novelist who win the Pulitzer on their debut novels. 424 more words

"Disgraced" in Vienna

They say the apple never falls too far from the tree.  I’m very happy to let you know that my daughter, Lynne, is proving the truth of this old saying.  127 more words