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Libros Entre Libros: A Look Into Argentina’s International Book Fair

Libros Entre Libros: A Look Into Argentina’s International Book Fair

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

Check out the background of Argentina's long-lasting love for literature amidst the 44th annual International Book Fair in Buenos Aires.

The Long Lost Letters of Sylvia Plath

The Long Lost Letters of Sylvia Plath

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books, Uncategorized

Karen Kukil and Peter K. Steinberg worked tirelessly for years to put together a collection of Sylvia Plath's lost letters.

Magic of NYU Quidditch, Explained

Magic of NYU Quidditch, Explained

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

An inside look at the NYU Quidditch team.

There Is No Perfect Commentary on Race

There Is No Perfect Commentary on Race

By J. Metje, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In regards to actual writing, the many readers I've talked to suggest the book falls apart. This, I would argue, is where they are wrong.

Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

By Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Lady Gaga revealed today that her song LoveGame was inspired by a missed connection with a gorgeous person in Bobst.

We Need Fewer WASPs, More Minority Authors

We Need Fewer WASPs, More Minority Authors

By Aparna Alankar, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Literature students are exposed to a different voice, a different perspective, and ultimately deepen their study of literature when they are given more diverse materials to work with.

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Grouping the music and literature categories together does a disservice to both forms and their respective artists and authors.

Individual Interpretation in Literature on the Decline

Individual Interpretation in Literature on the Decline

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

There is a fundamental difference between reading a book and reading about a book.

Print Matters Panel Ignores Digital Divide

Print Matters Panel Ignores Digital Divide

By Jordyn Josephine Fischer, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

At the Strand Bookstore's “Print Matters: Art, Literature, and Design in the Digital Age” panel last week, experts met to address (or avoid the topic of) e-books in the publishing industry.

Fanfiction: Literature’s Frenemy

By Emma Gordon, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

The presence of fanfiction shakes up the literary world as well as provides opportunities for blossoming writers.

Bookend events create buzz for Brooklyn Book Festival

Bookend events create buzz for Brooklyn Book Festival

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2015


Filed under Features

The Brooklyn Book Festival celebrates the literary world for its tenth year.

Sexism persists in the literary world

Sexism persists in the literary world

By Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist

December 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Discrimination in literature is a deplorable and contradictory disservice to the field.

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