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Elena Ferrante's Outing Is A Prime Example Of Toxic Masculinity

Krithika Varagur | Posted 10.04.2016 | Women
Krithika Varagur

Gatti is a coward, but he is not exceptional; Ferrante is exceptional. What he did is so boring that it's a cliché. A woman asserts something as clearly as possible. And a man tells her, no, this is what you really meant.

An Open Letter to the New York Review of Books

Jane Vandenburgh | Posted 10.11.2013 | Home
Jane Vandenburgh

You can imagine my shock, therefore, when I read down the Table of Contents of the New York Review of Books' most recent issue and thought, "Really?"

The Sadness Of Books We Can't Sell

charlotteashley.wordpress.com | Posted 06.15.2011 | Home

There's a depressing side to returns season. It comes near the tail-end of the fiscal year, when we can delay the inevitable no longer and have to sen...

Damion Searls: A Thoreau Journal for Writers & Moderns (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Lydon

Damion Searls has found and freed the lean, shapely and modern American classic inside the very definition of a "baggy monster." Henry David Thoreau'...

Iran Accepted Pickering's Enrichment Proposal: Did Anyone Notice?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Iran appears to have shifted to a public diplomacy strategy; instead of simply making proposals to US officials which they expect will be ignored, they are attempting to speak directly to the US public.