A True Blast from the Past

July 27, 2015 by  
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Brian Fawcett finally reads Cyril Connolly’s The Evening Colonnade after 40 years. He wishes he hadn’t waited so long.

Letter from Berlin: Quo Vadis, Greece?

July 24, 2015 by  
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Questions about Greece that maybe even the Delphic oracle can’t answer.

Hobo with a Shotgun

June 3, 2015 by  
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John Harris reviews Rob Budde’s award-nominated Dreamland Theatre, and the Prince George Poetry War continues

Self, with or without Selfies

May 5, 2015 by  
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Look in the mirror. Who do you see? Or: What do you see?

For Interpretation: Susan Sontag

February 11, 2015 by  
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On the tenth annivarsary of her death, Daniel Schreiber’s biography revisits the life of Susan Sontag.

Love in Venice

April 27, 2014 by  
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What to read on the way to Venice.

Dirty Laundry

February 1, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky on a sex biography of Gore Vidal.

Cliffhanger

January 24, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky checks out a new book that asks, “Should we read in the digital age?”

Re-re-reading Gore Vidal: A First Anniversary Requiem

July 18, 2013 by  
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It’s the month of the first anniversary of the death of writer Gore Vidal. Stan Persky remembers.

Real World Happiness

July 4, 2013 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat’s reflections on families, happiness and Brian Fawcett.

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