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Edward Said–ten years after his death

~~Edward Said died 10 years ago today, on September 25. On that day, when the news of his death reached us, a colleague not given to excess said, “He changed our world.”  Prolific author, founder of the field of cultural … Continue reading

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At the Librairie Orientale Hrant Samuelian, Paris

On my last day in Paris, a gentle drizzle in the air, we make our way to Librairie Orientale Hrant Samuelian, to meet up with two other friends.  “Let’s meet at Samuelian,” we’ve told each other. The four of us–an … Continue reading

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