Ben Lerner

We saw a bright glow to the east among the dark towers of the Financial District, like the eye-shine of some animal. Later we would learn it was Goldman Sachs, see photographs in which one of the few illuminated buildings in the skyline was the investment banking firm, an image I’d use for the cover of my book — not the one I was contracted to write about fraudulence, but the one I’ve written in its place for you, to you, on the very edge of fiction.

News & Field Reports

Graphic Memoirs?

Cartoonist Alison Bechdel (and 2014 MacArthur Fellow) is experimenting in that genre — with The Secret to Superhuman Strength…

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About This Project

An Open Source Platform exploring extended networks through many channels: from the cultural archives circulating across the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Caribbean, to dynamic interactions . . .

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On Wiki

Color photo of Richard PowersColor photo of Ruth OzekiColor photo of Agha Shahid AliColor photo of Edwidge Danticat

On Facebook

Black and white photo of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert LowellBlack and white photo of Langston Hughes, Mikhail Koltsov, Ernest Hemingway, Nicholas GuillenBlack and white photo of Nina Simone and James BaldwinBlack and white photo of Toni Morrison and Alice Walker


Upcoming: Digital Lab, Oct 1, 3:30-4:30

Lucy Caplan will give a presentation on the sounds of New Haven

Beinecke Room 39

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