Entries by Amy

Want to Travel the World Without Leaving Home?

The easiest way to travel to a far-off land is by reading a book. Literature offers a deep dive into foreign places and people from backgrounds very different from our own. It is the next best thing to going there in person. And yet in the United States, only 3% of books published are works in translation. […]

New Book, ‘Radical Hope,’ Offers Ways to Find Hope in Uncertain Times

In these uncertain and turbulent times, how do you hold onto hope, optimism, and courage? For Carolina De Robertis, the answer lay in Radical Hope, a book she conceived of three days after the election. The essays in Radical Hope are socially conscious love letters written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists, including […]