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  • Chinua Achebe, at eighty-two, has died. He leaves behind a remarkable legacy, both in his works and in a lifetime of political engagement. Those unfamiliar with his work beyond the perennial high-school classic Things Fall Apart should consider reading his memoir, There Was a Country, an account of the Biafran War and his involvement in the conflict.
  • Brad Leithauser speaks with NPR about the virtues of short poems.
  • Guernica publishes excerpts from the correspondence between Tomas Tranströmer and Robert Bly.
  • Helena Fitzgerald of The New Inquiry writes about the new epistolary culture of digital communication.

Posted by Julian Lucas ’15

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