Month: April 2013

Friday roundup: Links for 26 April

“Every separation is a link” — Simone Weil Blood and tragedy: The Caucasus in the literary imagination : Why Tolstoy is “the most revered Russian writer in Chechnya” Chechnya’s…

Landscape with Yellow Birds: Selected Poems by José Ángel Valente

I returned home yesterday to find a case of books waiting for me. This is my translation of poems by José Ángel Valente, considered by many the most…

Fun with panoramas

Stitching together photos can be great fun in the proper context. I think the Piazza del Duomo in Milan counts as one of these. This photo was taken…

Mailbag: NCBR (1616)

This is nice. While I was traveling I received this e-mail: Dear Tom Christensen, On behalf of the Northern California Book Reviewers (NCBR), I am delighted to tell…