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    Reading Quirks

    Reading Quirks (39-42)

    Reading Quirks (39-42)

    This is a comic series about all those weird things we readers do.
    Script by The Wild Detectives
    Illustrations by (the sharp) Laura Pacheco
    June ’17

    Community

    Migration Is Not a Crime

    Migration Is Not a Crime

    The world is, as Thomas Friedman once penned increasingly flat. Have you noticed your favorite donut shop is owned by Koreans, the Local 7-11 where you pick up your newspaper is owned and operated by Ethiopians, that bowl of Pho was prepared lovingly by someone from Viet Nam and of course your favorite book store was founded by a few great guys from Spain? We all see that international influence in our country all the time. And the flow of international migration is increasing.

    Reading Quirks

    Reading Quirks (34-38)

    Reading Quirks (34-38)

    This is a comic series about all those weird things we readers do.
    Script by The Wild Detectives
    Illustrations by (the tireless) Laura Pacheco
    May ’17

    Literature

    Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie and the Athletic “New Woman”

    Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie and the Athletic “New Woman”

    At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, every country sent at least one woman competitor. An unprecedented event. In Rio de Janeiro last year, 45% of the 11,000 competing athletes were women. But more than 120 years ago, before Serena and Venus Williams, Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles were household names, the Olympic Games prohibited women’s involvement. There just wasn’t any space for women in the collective “public sphere.”

    Books

    The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch

    The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch

    Book of the Month for April 2017

    Photography

    A Camel’s Pace

    A Camel’s Pace

    “The current inheritors of complex colonial legacies must seek to transcend these legacies, while acknowledging the impossibility of erasing or pretending them into nonexistence.” (1) – Neelika Jayawardane

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