If a country sinks beneath the sea, is it still a... →
My hero! →
Radical feminist Sheila Jeffreys talks to Julie... →
To the Lighthouse →
Parts of this are very good.
Why I Write →
This is far from perfect; it doesn’t stab at the heart; but there is some thing there, in its essence, that speaks.
The Mongoliad →
Is this the revolution we (I?)’ve been waiting for?
Dying Languages, Found in New York - NYTimes.com →
*untranscribable noise of longing*
Trevor's review of Radical Hope: Education and... →
Fascinating review and discussion about the problems that face indigenous Australia.
Art isn’t only what we do, it’s what we are.– Margaret Atwood
Well, the very first sentence is illuminating. “La bêtise n’est pas...– E.M. Forster, from E.M. Forster, Middle Manager - The New York Review of Books This is my kind of literary criticism. Forster, I love you.
Nicholas D. Kristof's Columns →
What a guy
Trevor's review of Prisons We Choose to Live... →
Alice Munro Deep-Holes →
Rape is 'Normal' →
La chair, hélas, est triste, et j’ai lu tous les livres.– Stéphane Mallarmé
The sense of unhappiness is so much easier to convey than that of happiness. In...– Graham Greene, The End of the Affair
What broke in a man when he coul bring himself to kill another?– Alan Paton, Cry, the Beloved Country
Black People Love Us! →
The Brick Testament →
Vandana Shiva →
When I grow up…
The raznochinets has only to list the books he’s read and his biography is...– Mandelstam, The Noise of Time