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Follow the entwined destinies of Kafka and Nakata in Haruki Murakami’s mind-bending novel “Kafka on the Shore.”
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Get to know Pablo Neruda, one of the most celebrated poets of the 20th century and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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"New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus
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An animated interpretation of Emma Lazarus' poem "New Colossus"
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