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The first to recognize literature's power are the tyrants themselves.
Ai Weiwei has challenged the Chinese authorities with his art and his Tweets -- who will win this political tug-of-war?
Al-Mutanabbi Street was once the center of literary life in Baghdad. A new project brings the street back to life.
A poet reaches out to Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
In Mun Dok-su's epic poem, a postman travels through the history of war to deliver an important message to humanity.
We have become inured to war.
A poem about the theater of cruelty that was Abu Ghraib.
A mother confronts her son going off to the army in this powerful poem.
Margit Berman's poem about the day the president decided to end the wars.
The false contradictions of bin Laden's life on the run.