1. Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility

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    March 23, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

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Photo: Courtesy of the artist and The Third Line, Dubai

    I recently walked past a broken full-length mirror on the sidewalk in my Bushwick neighborhood, but the image it made …
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  2. MoMA’s Most Ambitious Project Yet: Ruin Björk For Everyone

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    March 7, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

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    To many people, including myself, Björk is a mystical, cosmic non-human entity from the future who allures us into her realm …
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  3. The Art of the American Nickname

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    August 1, 2011 by Sarojini Seupersad

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    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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  4. Review: From the Dust Returned by Ray Bradbury

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    October 30, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

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    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

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    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

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      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

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    I picked up A Moveable Feast for the first time about 15 years ago in the Shakespeare & Company near …
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  9. “Fantastic Planet,” A Strange and Mostly Unknown Film

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    August 1, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

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    In December of 1973, the New York Times film critic Howard Thompson, known for his pithy critiques, reviewed a rather …
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  10. “Touch of Evil” NY Times Movie Review, from 1958

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    April 3, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

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    If you’ve seen the classic and influential Orson Welles film, Touch of Evil, you know it needs no introductions. If you …
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