We seem to offer this up each year around this time. Congratulations, grads, and please accept this tidbit of advice from those of us here at S&R: always remember where you’re from, but don’t ever let it keep you from where you want to go.
Carlos Fuentes, Mexico’s dominant literary figure over the past many decades, passed away several days ago. He was a remarkable writer—international in taste (serving as Mexcico’s ambassador to France at one point), but resolutely ground in Mexico’s complex and often tragic history. Fuentes was probably best known in the US for The Old Gringo, but […]