Adrienne Rich: Artist of the Possible

In late November of 2003, I sat on the floor in a crowded luncheon just a few feet and slightly behind Adrienne Rich, speaking and reading her poetry at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, held that year in San Francisco. Appropriately, Rich was reading from her upcoming collection, The […]

A wedding, Osama and Obama

By Saul Landau “The most important thing is for us to find Osama bin Laden. It is our number one priority and we will not rest until we find him.” - George W. Bush, 9/13/01 “I am truly not that concerned about him.” - George W. Bush, answering a question about where bin Laden was […]