Poetry and Imagery in Abdellah Taïa's 'Another Morocco'

Poetry and Imagery in Abdellah Taïa's 'Another Morocco'

By Matthew Snider

Taïa is a writer whose talent shines brightly enough to illuminate the difference between an imitator and an original. 25 May 2017 // 10:30 AM

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// Notes from the Road

"Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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