Weekend Bites: Rimbaud’s Birthday, Rushdie Trailer, Souther Poets, Taylor Swift at Yale, Mary McCarthy, and More

 Arthur Rimbaud was born on this day in 1854. What sort of impact has he had on modern culture? Ask Wikipedia

The very stylish Mary McCarthy.

 Nona Willis Aronowitz on Shulamith Firestone’s The Dialectic of Sex at Tablet.

The first trailer for the film version of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children is up.

Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey is profiled by Garden & Gun.

Will Taylor Swift play the Yale Spring Fling next April?

Is Brooklyn a hot spot for young chess players?

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1 comment

  1. Since all y’all appear to like Rimbaud so much, you might as least try to spell his name correctly!