Covers: World Literature Today – Nov/Dec 2022

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November/December2022

In a wide-ranging conversation that headlines World Literature Today’s November issue, we celebrate Ada Limón being named the 24th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.

Singing Back to the World: A Conversation with US Poet Laureate Ada Limón

by Chard deNiord

With your latest passport to great reading, the editors are also excited to launch an ambitious new editorial initiative to offer a greater number of shorter pieces to help further diversify the magazine’s coverage and facilitate reader engagement from a wider variety of cultural angles. Through literature, music, film, food, and art, WLT is finding more ways than ever to connect you to the global cultural landscape of the 21st century.

Travel Views: Savannah Historic District, Georgia

Within the boundaries of the Savannah River, E. Broad Street, Forsyth park, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, you’ll find one of the top ten largest national historic landmark districts in the United States. The Savannah Historic District sits in the center of one of the South’s most important cities.

The Savannah Historic District encompasses the original town plan laid out in 1733 by Gen. James E. Oglethorpe, founder of the British colony of Georgia. Despite the passing of centuries, much of The Savannah Historic District has remained the same such as its grid-like layout and the impeccably restored homes from the 18th and 19th centuries constructed in a variety of styles like Gothic, Victorian, and Greek Revival. Divisions within the Savannah Historic District known as wards, squares and trustee lots are still intact.

Views: A Cultural Tour Of Weimar, Germany (DW)

Weimar is world-famous. A number of important philosophers, musicians, and literary figures used to live here – including renowned poets Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller. Weimar Classicism attracts tourists even today. But the city of Thuringia is also home to a dark chapter of German history. There, the Nazis built built one of their largest concentration camps, Buchenwald, where a total of around 266,000 people were imprisoned.

Village Walks: Lacoste In The Luberon, France (4K)

Opposite the village of Bonnieux, Lacoste is set on one of the Luberon’s most impressive sites. Perched on the northern slopes of the Petit Luberon Mountain, this charming village of 420 residents offers spectacular views over the Calavon Valley and the Mountains of Vaucluse. The walls of the towering ruined castle standing above Lacoste appear to protect the authentic Provençal village.

French Polynesia Tours: ‘The Brando Resort’ On The Island Of Tetiaroa

the Luxury Travel Expert – The Brando is a unique luxury resort on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful private island of Tetiaroa – an atoll composed of a dozen small islands surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles northeast of Tahiti.

The Brando offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature. With access to the island by private plane, the resort features 35 villas on white-sand beaches frequented by sea turtles, manta rays and exotic birds. The resort was designed to reflect Polynesian lifestyles and culture.

Views: The New York Times Magazine – Nov 6, 2022

Inside the 11.6.22 Issue:

The Democrats’ Last Stand in Wisconsin

With the G.O.P. in control of a majority of statehouses, Democrats are fighting for seats in battleground states. Is it too late?

The Untold Story of ‘Russiagate’ and the Road to War in Ukraine

Russia’s meddling in Trump-era politics was more directly connected to the current war than previously understood.

A Championship Season in Mariachi Country

Every year along the Texas border, high school teams battle it out in one of the nation’s most intense championship rivalries. But they’re not playing football.

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – Nov 7, 2022

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Inside Barron’s November 7, 2022 Issue:

A Legacy Is on the Line as Musk Takes Over Twitter

Love him or hate him, the Tesla CEO is about to show whether Twitter can take flight under his ownership. More than his billions are at stake.

Wishful Thinking Won’t Sway Fed on Rate Hikes. But a Recession Might.

A Divided Congress Might Not Be Good for Stocks This Time Around

As the Fed Leans Into Higher Rates, Investors Should Lean Into Fundamentals

Higher Interest Rates Alone Won’t Rein in Inflation. Here’s What Might.

Tech’s Next Problem: Businesses Are Cutting Back Too

Political Analysis: Final Midterm Campaign Issues

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the final hours of the midterm campaign and the factors that could determine the outcome.

Front Page: The New York Times – November 5, 2022

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U.S. Added 261,000 Jobs in October, Signaling Economic Resilience

Job growth is slowing but remains stronger than comfortable for the Federal Reserve, which is trying to tame high inflation.

Frustrating and Often Fruitless: The Search for Missing Russian Soldiers

Russian families searching for loved ones say the system for finding missing soldiers is as disorganized as Vladimir Putin’s military effort, which has been marked by dysfunction from the beginning.

Confusion and Frustration Reign as Elon Musk Cuts Half of Twitter’s Staff

The layoffs hit across many divisions, including the engineering and machine learning units, the teams that manage content moderation, and the sales and advertising departments.

Madagascar Views: The Labord’s Chameleon (BBC)

Discover how a Labord’s chameleon learns how to hunt for a meal and find a potential mate, all in a short lifespan of just four months.

Labord’s chameleon is a semelparous species of chameleon, a lizard in the family Chamaeleonidae. The species is endemic to Madagascar.