Friday, January 18, 2008


A nice autobiographical essay by Eric Hobsbawm about Weimar Germany in the London Review of Books. Also an old review of his autobiography Interesting Times in New Yorker.

Adam Kirsch on the difference between eloquence and rhetoric in new york sun (first is good and the other not so good according to him)

Ron Rosenbaum in Slate pondering over the question whether Dmitri Nabokov should be allowed to destroy his father's unpublished manuscript.

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