The Coen brothers tackle suffering in "A Serious Man."
Recently my father sent me a rosary that belonged to my Great-Uncle Ray. This was not just any rosary; it had been given to my godfather by his mother (my great-grandmother) when he fought behind enemy lines during World War II. As a symbol of faith, this rosary, with its unique history, is a source
In early April 1980 the Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe met the Harlem-raised James Baldwin ldquo for the first and sadly last time rdquo at the annual meeting of the African Literature Association held that year in Gainesville Fla Both men happened to arrive to the conference a day late pus