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Issue 11 Dual Power

The division between empiricists and fantasists is clearest in politics. But it’s beginning to enter literature.

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The ’60s were a decade of both mass protests and mass concerts, and this was more than a coincidence.

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Egypt Notebook
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Perhaps history will view this wave of Arab unrest as another stage in the slow crumbling of US empire.

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The Battle of Wisconsin is only the latest front in this intra-class culture war.

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Raisa
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Argentinidad
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In America, Practical Criticism came to be known as “close reading,” and later came to be known as New Criticism.

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What if a certain neurotic investment is really the source of the best intellectual work?

Issue 11 Dual Power

Despite its resemblance to certain strands of modernism, Remainder is most interesting as an allegory of realism.

Issue 11 Dual Power

For ordinary consumers in the early ’90s, what going online felt like depended largely on what service provider you used.

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September 27, 2016

Stop refreshing the forecast and read our election writing instead.

March 6, 2012

How often we are told to read for pleasure! Pity we so rarely take this advice literally!

Issue 12 Conversion Experience

We would chat while they thought we were working; they would grow old and die; we would inherit the earth and chat forever.

Issue 7 Correction

This superb Medvedev poem, we later discovered, was written by Bertolt Brecht.

Issue 15 Amnesty

The internet, we mean women, never pays for its content—or for their drinks!

October 20, 2014
N1BReading, Part 2