John I.H. Baur, by Alice Neel.Flickr

Happy Birthday, Alice Neel!

You painted lonely people all the time, and that’s what I remember thinking when I walked into the gallery: This is a person who knows what loneliness looks like.

Syllabiology: Writing and Reading Fiction

I believe that you can be a friend of art or a friend of censorship; you can’t be both. 

All My Friends Want to Vote for the First Time — for Peter Obi

will the winds of change blow through Nigerian politics at last?

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