FROM Stephen Clingman
Remembering Nadine Gordimer South African author Nadine Gordimer died Sunday in Johannesburg at the age of 90. She won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1991, three years before the end of the apartheid system she fought so hard against. We talk about Gordimer’s life and legacy with someone who knew her personally.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.