Book of the Edge Review

Reviewed by Andrew Scoggins Ece Temelkuran is described first and foremost as a journalist and political commentator on her website. Embroiled at an early age in the midst of a multitude of violent coups and uprisings, Temelkuran has spent most of her life trying to fight corruption and shedding light upon the daily struggles of …

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Cesar Vallejo Ahead Of His Time

César Vallejo, one of the greatest South American poets of the 20th century, wrote about politics as well as spirituality and sexuality, and though he wrote just three books in his lifetime, he was a radical thinker, ahead of his time. He wrote about subjects such as love and death with intelligence and wit.  He …

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I Was Not Among Them

by Jill Frischhertz Requiem (the first two sections) Not under foreign skies Nor under foreign wings protected – I shared all this with my own people There, where misfortune had abandoned us. [1961] Instead of a Preface During the frightening years of the Yezhov terror, I spent seventeen months waiting in prison queues in Leningrad. …

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