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blog — October 25

Politics and Prose at the NYPL

On October 11, the New York Public Library hosted a panel discussion moderated by Dan Simon (Seven Stories Press) with editors Matt Lord (Boston Review), Katherine Rowland (Guernica), and Dayna Tortorici (n+1) about the difficulties and benefits of publishing politically engaged prose in a politically charged climate and the relationship of the literary arts to contemporary journalism and social action. Check out the audio below. 

Bestselling novelist Lola Lafon joins New Yorker staff writer Alexandra Schwartz for a conversation about Lafon's novel The Little Communist Who Never Smiled.
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An evening with best-selling author Lola Lafon, here to discuss her prize-winning novel "The Little Communist Who Never Smiled," a fictionalized account of Olympic Gymnast Nadia Comaneci’s journey from rural Romania to Olympic stardom and eventual defecti
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He had read that in ancient times, various societies believed there were five directions: North, South, East, West and the Up-Down. He liked the idea of a fifth, mysterious direction.