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Zora Neale Hurston

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  • Christine M. Flowers: Unlawful rapper doesn't deserve praise

    I hate "urban music," whether it's rap, hip-hop, gangsta or whatever else they're calling it these days. The brutal assault on my ears and my dignity (Beyonce, honey, Jay-Z and your gynecologist should be the only ones gazing at ... that) makes me wonder what Langston Hughes, James Baldwin and Zora Neale Hurston would think of the trashy mess.
  • Book club: The Salon

    Book club: The Salon
    Our club: We are The Salon, a book club that reads classics that are still in print and at least 30 years old. We don't limit ourselves to fiction but have tackled essays, biographies, plays, mysteries and anything else that stands the test of time. Our...

     

     
     
     

    Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'

    Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'
    You want to think that when a person has lived a robust life, her death won't sting as much. But on Wednesday when I learned of the great poet Maya Angelou’s passing, that life well-lived didn't make me feel any less heartbroken. One of my first...

    (Book)ing your summer vacation

    (Book)ing your summer vacation
    Summer lends itself to reading and vacations, so why not combine the two into a literary trip? The homes and studies where many great writers toiled over their prose have been preserved. See original manuscripts, often in the author's own handwriting....