Saturday, March 2, 2024

LAST WEEK ONE MORNING on Chambers Street where I hold my sign a Black woman I’d seen before stopped and talked and as she left said Thank You and raised her arm high in her shiny black puffy coat and made a fist and exclaimed ‘Power To The People!’

Thursday, February 29, 2024


ABOUT CARSON McCULLERS in the latest ‘New Yorker’. Photo by Richard Avedon. Makes you want to read her again. (The magazine is rumpled and a little rain-dropped from carrying it around.)

Sunday, February 25, 2024


Ms. Zhang standing at a long table full of full books. Behind her, books fill the shelves.

Émigrés Are Creating an Alternative China, One Bookstore at a Time

From Thailand to America, Chinese denied a safe public space for discussion in their home country have found hope in diaspora communities.