by John SimonOn Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew by John Felstiner.
How and why do societies fall apart, without any external compulsion to do so? These are questions that, having spent a great deal of my life in Britain, preoccupy me. It might be denied, of course, that societies ever . . . more
A review of Open Letters: Selected Writings by Václav Havel.
by Richard Vine
On Walter Benjamin’s life and philosophy.
On the author’s final years in England.