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Who Are More Elite: The Rich or the Cultured? | Salman Rushdie | Big Think

The controversial author predicted the rise of Trump by placing “a ruthlessly ambitious, narcissistic, media-savvy villain sporting makeup and coloured hair” in his new book, written before the election. But can he explain the hate of knowledge that persists in … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro

British author, Kazuo Ishiguro, who wrote “The Remains of the Day” and “Never Let Me Go,” has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature. via Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro —

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Brazilian Literature, in Translation — Bruna Dantas Lobato

I’m thrilled to share my translation of Caio Fernando Abreu’s “Beauty, a Terrible Story” in the new issue of Words Without Borders, “Brazil Beyond Rio.” When I first came across Abreu’s work (ten years ago, in a high school classroom), … Continue reading

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