War happens when words no longer work. Yet war is declared at the very point when words are at their most powerful. Chi Luu examines language loss in war.
Constance Fenimore Woolson was a renown American Realist writer in her day, but has since almost disappeared. Two new books attempt to change that.
Poet, teacher, musician, and scholar of black literature, Sarah Webser Fabio, helped build a Black Arts movement on the West Coast.
Translator, traitor, goes the Italian expression, although something may be lost in the translation.
So it entirely slipped my mind that Lingua Obscura recently turned one (yay!) and is now a veritable ...
Exploring the David Bowie/Oscar Wilde/French bohemian dandies connection.
Simon & Schuster has established a new imprint of children's books geared towards publishing Muslim characters and stories.
Understanding the phenomenon known as "verbing"--where nouns are turned into verbs.
Shawna Yang Ryan's "Green Island," explores the 2-28 massacre, in which tens of thousands of Taiwanese were killed by Kuomintang troops in 1947.
Patricia Bell-Scott's new book explores the friendship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, the poet and civil rights activist.