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The Need for Habitual and Often Infuriating Thoroughness

What are intellectuals good for? Actually that’s the title of a fascinating book by George Scialabba – the book columnist for the Boston Globe, among other things. Here’s a link (with text) to Maureen Corrigan offering her thoughts on the … Continue reading

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What We Do

True story – it was December 14 in Paris almost ten years ago, cold and dark at dawn, followed by heavy rain, and I was bleary-eyed from staying up all night watching CNN-International in the hotel room. Somewhere in the … Continue reading

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