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Some Food We Could Not Eat

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In his book, The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property, Lewis Hyde, a literary critic and translator of Spanish poetry, focuses on creative power and the notion of…

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A Small, Good Thing

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Reading

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Raymond Carver was an American short story writer and poet in the late 20th century whose famous works include “Cathedral” and “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love,”…

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Significant Other

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Reading

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Poet Rhina Espaillat was born in the Dominican Republic, but came to the United States in 1939 after her family was forced into exile for opposing the Dominican government. For…

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please, thank you

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Reading

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Hailing from Los Angeles, California and El Paso, Texas, Dagoberto Gilb has been publishing stories and novels since the mid-eighties. His collections of short stories include The Magic of Blood…