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  • Nick Paumgarten: David Rothenberg’s cicada music.
    Yes, the cicadas are here, or somewhere, anyway. This would be Brood II of the periodical seventeen-year cicada Magicicada septendecim, last seen on the Mid-Atlantic Coast in 1996. It’s tempting to say that the din of anticipatory/celebratory/cicadapocalyptic news coverage has been as noisy as . . .
    June 17, 2013 - The New Yorker

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