Poem of the Day

December 31, 2021


December 31, 2021

Ten notable Latino books of 2021

December 31, 2021

Latino authors gave us fantastic novels, memoirs, short stories and poetry. Here’s a list of must-read books, including suggestions by Latino authors and bookstore owners.

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Music Video of the Week

December 24, 2021

Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On (Live at Montreux)

Dream for Two

December 24, 2021
Evgeny Lushpin

50 Must-Read Music Books

December 23, 2021

Some great books on this list that are worth checking out.

I would add these as well:

Miles Davis Autobiogrphy

Jazz and Justice – Gerald Horne

A Cure for Gravity – Joe Jackson

Fight The Power – Chuck D

Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original – Robin D.G. Kelley

The Ballad of Joe Strummer – Chris Salewicz

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Photo of the Day

December 23, 2021
Havana, Cuba

Sally Rooney: In search of the Marxist novel

December 20, 2021

For the past weeks, successful 30-year-old Irish author Sally Rooney has been in the headlines. Following her refusal to grant the translation rights of her new novel Beautiful World, Where Are You (2021) to the Israeli Modan publishing house, 70 prominent authors have now backed her decision in a statement.

In May of this year, Rooney was among over 1,600 artists who condemned Israel’s “crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution” in a “Letter Against Apartheid.” Israeli apartheid, they said, is “perpetuated by international complicity; it is our collective responsibility to repair this harm.”

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James Baldwin Interview

December 20, 2021


December 19, 2021

I’ve been listening to Yola’s new album nonstop. Another classic from this fantastic artist.

From Pop Matters

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