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’Nectar’ Does its Job

Joji’s second album Nectar is a solid, if inconsistent, release. Nectar has some good tracks, and it features a wide range of vocals, instrumentals, and harmonics. This dynamic range is highlighted in tracks like “Ew”, “MODUS”, and “Upgrade”, which hit the lo-fi, moody acoustic and piano themes from his well-received first album, BALLADS 1. However, in songs like “Run”, “Tick Tock”, and “Gimme Love”, Joji gets more ambitious, with stronger beats, more electric guitar, and a broader vocal range. ...

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Art is Everywhere in “The Goldfinch”

No novel has been quite as polarizing in the 21st-century literary world as Donna Tartt’s 2014 novel The Goldfinch. Both celebrated and disparaged, it nonetheless won Tartt the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The New York Times literary critic Michiko Kakutani, who herself holds a Pulitzer Prize for criticism, lauded it as a “glorious, Dickensian novel … a rapturous, symphonic whole and reminds the reader of the immersive, stay-up-all-night pleasures of reading. ...

’s P+++ title = “India’s Farmers Protest New Laws in Mass Movement” description = "" tags = [ “articles”, “”,] authoravatar = “img/logo.png” author = “Clara Shapiro Morton” date = “2020-12-14” nomenu = “main” image= “img/indiaprotests.jpg” +++ In June 2020, the Indian government announced a series of agricultural legislation that has since spurred hundreds of thousands of farmers into an uproar. From across the country, farmers traveled to India’s capital, New Delhi, setting up on roads and blocking major highways. ...

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