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    By Anne Boyer

    History is full of people who just didn’t.  They said no thank you, turned away, ran away to the desert, stood on the streets...

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    By Harriet Staff

    Yesterday would have been the 75th-birthday of the late, great Lou Reed. Reed, who passed away in 2013, left behind a trove of recordings,...

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    By Andrew Zawacki

    “Mama’s got a lover,” sang Lou Reed, in a track by that name from his 1986 album Mistrial, A painter I am told She’s getting out...

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    By David Lau

    What follows is a brief account of avant-garde cooptation at work in conceptual writing and the related practice of “curating” digital archives of experimental...

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    By Harriet Staff

    Laurie Anderson wrote this both sweet and melancholy obituary for Lou Reed in the East Hampton Star, the local newspaper for the small town...

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    By Andrew Epstein

    Almost immediately after the world learned the dismaying news that Lou Reed had died on Sunday at 71, the obituaries and tributes started to...

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    By Harriet Staff

    Yesterday we were saddened to hear the news of Lou Reed's passing at his home in Amagansett, N.Y. He was 71. The New York...

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    By Harriet Staff

    This just in! The participants of this weekend's Revolution and/or Poetry Conference have started posting documents from this weekend onto the conference's official homepage....

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    By Harriet Staff

    Course you did, avid readers! Tablet Magazine writer, Lee Smith, reminisces about getting out of a fist fight with Lou Reed. Teachable moment: if...

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    By Harriet Staff

    Oh, to be in the Bay Area this October. Announcing the "Poetry And/Or Revolution" conference, taking place Oct. 3-5, 2013. This year's event is...

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