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BOOKS / C.E. McAuley : Jonah Raskin’s Bio of ‘Pedagogical Pilgrim’ James McGrath

Jonah Raskin’s biography of artist/teacher James McGrath was designed by Rag Blog art director James Retherford.Pedagogical pilgrim: Jonah Raskin’s new bio ofartist/teacher James McGrath Raskin’s new biography is no simple valentine from one teacher to another. It is an in-depth … finish reading BOOKS / C.E. McAuley : Jonah Raskin’s Bio of ‘Pedagogical Pilgrim’ James McGrath

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Interviews with Activist David MacBryde; Author Jan Reid

Berlin-based activist David MacBryde in the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, Friday, November 9, 2012. Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio. Inset photo below, from left: Rag Radio’s Tracey Schulz and Thorne Dreyer and guest David Macbryde. Photo by … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Interviews with Activist David MacBryde; Author Jan Reid

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Jonah Raskin : Jack Kerouac’s ‘Mishmash’ Life

Jack Kerouac. Photo by Tom Polumbo, circa 1956. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Jack Kerouac’s ‘mishmash’ lifeand his biographers None of Kerouac’s biographers are as concise as he was, none of them as poetical as he, and none of them as unapologetic … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Jack Kerouac’s ‘Mishmash’ Life

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BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Marable’s Malcolm Bio Hits and Misses

Malcolm X in 1964. Photo by Marion S. Trikosko for U.S. News & World Report / Wikimedia Commons.Malcolm X and the right of resistance:Dr. Marable’s book fills in gapsbut misses on Malcolm’s core vision By Rick Ayers / The Rag … finish reading BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Marable’s Malcolm Bio Hits and Misses

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BOOKS / Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power

Who wants yesterday’s papers?Today’s biographers and cultural critics! By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / January 26, 2010 [Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power, by James McGrath Morris. Published by HarperCollins, February 2010; hardcover, 576 pp; $29.99.] … finish reading BOOKS / Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power

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James Retherford : The Story of Dada

Alfred Jarry on absinthe.The Story of Dada (Part One) Inspired by the edgy transubstantiation of primitive energy and ontological nullity in Dada’s impromptu poetic style, [Hugo] Ball tried to emulate it — but without success. By James Retherford / The … finish reading James Retherford : The Story of Dada

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