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Sabahattin Ali's 'Madonna in a Fur Coat': The Turkish Novel That Refuses to Die

Sabahattin Ali's 'Madonna in a Fur Coat': The Turkish Novel That Refuses to Die

By Hans Rollman

21 Aug 2017 // 2:00 AM

Maureen Freely, president of English PEN, talks with PopMatters about this slim, decades-old romance that has emerged as a symbol of resistance in the face of brutal state repression. ...

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Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and Myth, Truth, and Anger

By Christopher John Stephens

17 Aug 2017 // 2:00 AM

Daniel Wolff examines how one tragedy in 1913 Calumet Michigan survived through the anger of topical folk music to be told by self-mythologized characters Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan. ...

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//News

Midwestern 'Weirdness' Inspires Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'>

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest....

Alec Baldwin Reflects on His Life, Career in Witty Memoir 'Nevertheless'>

Read All About It: Print Might Be on the Rise But Book Sale Figures Are Incomplete>

//Mixed media
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Jason Molina's Mythological Palette, Warts and All

// Re:Print

"Osmon lights the oil lamps on the process of Molina’s creative wonder, from toddling on the shores of Lake Erie to the indie folk pedestal he so deservedly sits upon today.

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