Tomás González

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Banned Books

<i>Are you reading something you shouldn’t? Says who? A new photo series by photojournalist Kimberly Butler reveals how to see these #BannedBooks in a new light.</i><p>The genesis of an idea. As this project started to take shape, people began asking, “How did you come up with this idea?” I never really gave …

Book review: Windharp - Poems of Ireland since 1916

Niall MacMonagle taught English enthusiastically for over 30 years but his determination to share the beauty of poetry is undimmed. He spoke to Sue …

Something Borrowed

Kenneth Goldsmith’s poetry elevates copying to an art, but did he go too far?<p>To appreciate the beleaguered position that Kenneth Goldsmith finds himself in, you have to know that in 1997 or 1998 three avant-garde poets, one of them Goldsmith, drinking in a basement bar in Buffalo during a blizzard, …

1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear review – an explosive mix

An absorbing study shows that radical change under James I galvanised Shakespeare<p>Shakespeare is the gift that goes on giving. Almost 400 years after his death in Stratford, aged 52, his life and work continue to mesmerise actors and scholars, screenwriters and playgoers, with that mysterious …

World leaders given 'trash' to eat at United Nations to highlight food wastage

World leaders accustomed to fine dining had a surprise on their plates on Sunday at the United Nations — trash.<p>Chefs cooked up a lunch made entirely …

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Poetry's Place in the History of Banned Books

For as long as there have been writers, there have been texts that have been challenged, censored, burned, and banned. The stories of banned …