October 26, 2014

This Iranian Photographer is Tired of Explaining Life in Iran
8:00 PM

As an Iranian living in Malaysia, Motlaq finds herself constantly called upon as the token expert about her homeland. “I’ve been out of Iran for ten years,” she says, “and suddenly I’ve become an Iranian who has to answer so many questions about my country.”

October 24, 2014

Could You Handle the Psychological Toll of an Ebola Quarantine?
8:00 PM

21 days in your house, and you can't come in contact with anyone.

Is 'Dracula Untold' An Islamophobic Movie?
6:18 PM

If it’s not a larger-than-life action flick where America is saving the world from aliens, chances are Hollywood will get it all wrong.

Is a Community Still a Community Without a Bookstore?
1:20 PM

The borough’s lack of a literary institution is due to neglect, rather than disinterest.

Matt Yglesias Entirely Misunderstands Why the Book Publishing Industry Exists
11:27 AM

And he paints a picture of a sad, sad literary world. 

October 23, 2014