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Linda Chown

Writer, professor and poet. I love writing which is clear and direct and deep. Three books of poems, one book on Doris Lesssing and Cartín Gaite, published papers on Virginia Woolf, Anne Carson, Kirsty Gunn, Lavinia Greenlaw, Edith Wharton, Oliver Sacks, Willa Cather, and many others. Lived in Spain for 17 years.

Steering a Course for Citizenship in an Age of Terrorism: ‘We Are Not Afraid’ by Gila Lustiger

Gila Lustiger We Are Not Afraid

Lustiger learns to disrespect the government's futile gestures, which mostly exacerbate a burning sense among those immigrants and children of immigrants of being belittled, disrespected, and neglected. Instead she comes to a sense of collective responsibility, a focus on 'us' rather than 'them.'

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Book Review: ‘Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland’ by Lavinia Greenlaw

Lavinia Greenlaw’s far-ranging introduction 'Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland', reads sometimes like the flight of a bumblebee. Fascinatingly brilliant in each place that it lands, it succeeds in making the reader long to know more of William Morris.

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