1. The Art of the American Nickname

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    August 1, 2011 by Sarojini Seupersad

    To most people I encounter, I have a wonderfully (or not so wonderfully) difficult name. For those of you who’ve …
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  2. Watch: ‘Vive le Tour!’ Louis Malle’s Short Documentary of the 1962 Tour de France

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    July 7, 2018 by Sarojini Seupersad

    Today, the Tour de France begins. Our government is cruel and incompetent and corrupt, and many countries all over the …
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  3. Review: ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ by Jesmyn Ward

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    February 5, 2018 by Sarojini Seupersad

    There was a point while reading ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ when I said out loud, to the book, “Why don’t you …
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  4. Review: From the Dust Returned by Ray Bradbury

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    October 30, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

    Ray Bradbury is probably most well-known for his seminal dystopian work, Fahrenheit 451. If you were lucky, you had a …
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  5. What I’ve Read So Far: 100 Books in 2016

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    October 27, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

    I’m probably not going to make it to 100. I can be honest about it. It’s the last week of …
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  6. Ask the Bootleg Librarian: A good mystery, please?

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    October 26, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

    Dear Bootleg Librarian: I need a new audiobook. I like mystery, suspense, life philosophy. What can you recommend for me …
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  7. What Everybody’s Reading: The Sellout by Paul Beatty

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    October 26, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

      The Man Booker Prize, the presitigious literary award from the UK, has for the first time awarded its prize …
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  8. Recommended Reading: A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

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    October 26, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

    I picked up A Moveable Feast for the first time about 15 years ago. On a grey, rainy day, I …
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