So are his interviews at all worthwhile?
Unable to predict a crash or facilitate prosperity, economics is now a field of dubious value. And yet it retains an unearned intellectual authority Or to prioritize her philosophical work and live with the guilt?
When Wittgenstein went to war , the gossip machine quickly determined that he was a burnt-out wreck and a disgrace to the field Ibsen was reviled by some as immoral, hailed by others as prophetic. James Joyce thought him the most influential intellect of his time. Ibsen retains his potency today What makes a "bad movie" good?
Is most modern liberalism just the Christian heresy of Pelagianism by another name? A revisionist critique of John Rawls says yes Which words should be banished? But policing language is a fraught exercise What's going on? Ask Adorno Every word, every nuance, had to be perfect The origin stories of big ideas highlight the eureka moments.
But it's the mundane work that is key.
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Inspiration favors the prepared mind On May 30, , Nabokov appeared on Apostrophes , a French talk show. He drank whiskey from a teapot and glanced at notecards. The interview was marvelous That vision is a lie Now critics are falling over themselves Lucian Freud thought Celia Paul was just another pretty muse. But she was a painter herself. Rather, they scouted his forces and set up a war room. So why does another tale persist?
A search for its elusive, alluring author Science is trustworthy because it works, right? Well, most scientific theories throughout history have turned out to be false. Is our time different? The sad-lady literary sirens are legion: Plath, Woolf, Jean Rhys. What would it mean, wonders Leslie Jamison , to move beyond them? In what way is Frank Sinatra the Jacques Derrida of pop music? Because no one was better at multilayered interpretations of lyrics. Ted Gioia explains The LRB at The most divisive question in fiction: Who gave you the right to tell that story? The answer, as 10 authors explain, is complicated Writers must not only write but also perform.
Salinger simply refused. What was he keeping from us? That he was just as human as we are A poetic smackdown: years ago, T. His venue? The leading avant-garde forum of the day Social scientists have championed theories of human infallibility in many matters. But mistakes are central to who we are Since the Enlightenment, we have tended to define human identity and worth in terms of the values of science. This is an odd and blinkered notion The London Review of Books has reached its 40th anniversary. But its influential editor, Mary-Kay Wilmers , isn't celebrating What's become of commanding critics in the past 20 years?
Most have died — and it's no longer obvious how much literary matters matter The politics of bread.
Curiosity is a frustratingly fickle sensation. Want to ensure that you channel your curiosity well? What Salinger left behind : family photos, annotations on spiritual texts, notes for a lawsuit against a con man impersonating him At his worst, he is repetitive, reactionary, at times even racist When the Times called A.
How come? Ron Vara has a back story, a Harvard pedigree, and strong views on China. He's also a figment of the Trump adviser Peter Navarro's imagination Lydia Davis is a modern Vermeer, patiently observing everyday life, but from odd and askew angles In terms of its influence, The Economist has long been a publication like no other. It can plausibly be said to have made the modern world Jefferson's lofty vision for the University of Virginia was not shared by its early students. Riots in brought him to tears In John Hersey 's day, all news was slow news.
Hiroshima appeared more than a year after the bombing. The delay contributed to its style, substance, and accuracy By the end of his life, John Rawls had a stature so great that he shaped the very idea of what philosophy is. Has this become a problem?
Do you still have a strong connection to the skate culture? I always felt like an outsider to skate culture. It was the first activity that I did that had a culture that was steeped in individualism. Come on! And of course you or I do it and it sounds like a clack, Mark does it and it sounds like a gun going off.
And Mark throws the board ten feet in the air over his head and, like, it lands on the ground, and right as it lands on the ground Mark traps it with his feet the way a soccer player would catch a ball with his feet. And it lands on the ground without making a sound. Creativity just gushes out of him.
Did that have an influence on your artistic practice? To me that was very influential. When did you become interested in building things? I remember the moment that I sold my skateboard to buy a wrench.
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