The Facts Must Matter: On “The Trouble with Reality”

It was nonsense, but somehow garnered praise from Mother Jones Editor-in-Chief Clara Jeffery, who said: “single greatest thread I have ever read on Twitter. It is important to get out of cozy, convenient worlds. Filtered reality is troubling for a democracy, particularly when coupled with arrogance and an unwillingness to listen. And in its way

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The Groves of Academe: On “Keep the Damned Women Out”

¤ When a reader picks up a book like Malkiel’s, they expect numerous such anecdotes, instances of entitlement that both disgust and titillate the reader. “You can’t very well get rid of those already admitted,” wrote one Yale alumnus in 1970, “but for God’s sake don’t admit any more blacks or coeds.” While alumni saw

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Kaveh Akbar’s Big List of New and Forthcoming Books by Writers from Muslim Communities and Muslim-majority Countries

K. Kareem James Abu-Zeid; a conversation with Mikhail) Naomi Shihab Nye, TRANSFER Anis Mojgani, THE POCKETKNIFE BIBLE Glenn Shaheen, ENERGY CORRIDOR Samiya Bashir, FIELD THEORIES Lawrence Joseph, INTO IT Angel Nafis, BLACK GIRL MANSION Saba Razvi, IN THE CROCODILE GARDENS Mahmoud Darwish, IF I WERE ANOTHER (trans. ArabLit became familiar with the work of Iranian-American

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