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Provocative: Nabokov And The Taboo Of Incest

Incest is a dirty word. It makes you shudder and think of the kinds of morally depraved people you would never want to meet. In many countries, incest is a felony, the justification for it...

Books: The Intellectual Anarchy Of Brave New World

One year before graduating high school, I befriended a math teacher. His entire essence was the very antithesis of other, more traditional, teachers. Openly engaging in conversations that surpassed functions and trigonometry, he was...

Looking to India to Understand Race in America

With a knee pressed against his neck, he cried out “I can’t breathe,” Killed at the hands of a white police officer, George Floyd’s dying words would spark a revolution. Protests emerged in every...

The End of Animal Farming

I began this piece with the intent of writing a review of Jacy Reese’s book, The End of Animal Farming, but as I went through my notes, I realized that too much vital information...

Living Life Through A Filter

As a user of Instagram, I have always wondered why the world needed a photo-sharing app, why it continues to grow today, and what sets it apart from other social media platforms? It was with...

Suffering For Our Own Sake

I have got to confess, I hadn’t read his books. I’d heard of War and Peace for some time but over the years – and following a serious Russian history bender – I came to know Leo...

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