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Here's The Poet To Read About The U.S. Government Shutdown
Constantine Cavafy, an Alexandria-born Greek poet-historian from the turn of the last century, "whose lifelong immersion in Greek history, from the fall of Troy to the fall of Byzantium, left him with few illusions about the possibilities for political progress - and make him the perfect poet to be reading just now." The New Yorker 10/01/13
Posted October 3, 2013 12:50 AM

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