The best books purport to be about one thing and are about all other things, about tradition and decency and experiment.
June 10, 2011
The book spirals upward and outward and backward from this one gesture, one single gesture of defiance.
February 11, 2011
I stopped chopping with interest; I was curious about how they’d dubbed Fran Drescher’s delicate Queens lilt.
October 28, 2009
Against this general call to efficiency, Crawford arrays a kind of Emersonian “spiritedness.”
January 13, 2009
Rorty liked to say that he was just trying to change the subject, and he was only sort of being flip.