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The Green Current: A Superhero

By Juan Cole | Informed Comment | (Graphic Novel) | - - Ali Saleh was an ordinary American teenager at Dearborn High. His father, Dr. Mahmoud Saleh, who had been born in…

A Nomad Between Worlds: Badawi

By Erdağ Göknar | (Los Angeles Review of Books) | - - MOHED ALTRAD’S DEBUT NOVEL Badawi begins in the Cold War–era Middle East, where the Bedouin tradition of a nomadic life…
Trump too Horrifying for Stephen King

Trump too Horrifying for Stephen King

TeleSur | - - The writers condemn Trump's appeals to the most violent elements of society, while encouraging aggression, intimidating his opponents and promoting racism. Stephen King, the master of horror, is…

Saadi on Impatient Love (Poem of the Day)

By Muslih al-Din "Saadi" Mushrif ibn Abdullah Shirazi | Trans. Reynold A. Nicholson | - - The heart that loves with patience — a stone 'tis, not a heart; Nay, love and…

Kahlil Gibran: “Lazarus & His Beloved”

Kahlil Gibran | (New York Public Library) \ - - New York Public Library, Billy Rose Theater Production Photograph File Genre: Photograph [of Tableau Vivant] --- Related Book: Kahlil Gibran, The Vision,…

How a Medieval Muslim thinker invented Sociology

Stephen Dale/ Joseph Preville/ Julie Harbin | (ISLAMICommentary) | - - Column » ‘By the Book’ with Joseph Preville by JOSEPH RICHARD PREVILLE and JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on JANUARY 7,…
Big Win For Fair Use In Google Books Lawsuit

Big Win For Fair Use In Google Books Lawsuit

By Corynne McSherry | (Electronic Freedom Foundation) | - - In a long-anticipated ruling, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed Google a clear victory today, soundly rejecting the Authors Guild’s claim…