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  • An appreciation: Carlos Monsivais

    An appreciation: Carlos Monsivais
    Carlos Monsiváis wasn't a "pundit," although he spoke and wrote with biting irony and insight about politics. He wasn't a "talking head" either, although he regularly appeared on TV shows in his native Mexico to offer erudite yet unstuffy thoughts about...
  • In Sunday books: The quiet insurrectionist in 'The Jokers' and 'A Splendid Conspiracy'

    In Sunday books: The quiet insurrectionist in 'The Jokers' and 'A Splendid Conspiracy'
    The Jokers A Novel Albert Cossery, translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis NYRB Classics: 146 pp.,$14.95 paper A Splendid Conspiracy A Novel Albert Cossery, translated from the French by Alyson Waters New Directions: 216 pp., $14.95 paper...
  • Swamp Star: 'I think, therefore I yam'

     
    by Mark Silva Leave it to Sarah Palin to bring out the best in us. Youbetcha. In the continuing interest of promoting that certain je ne sais quoi and suppressing the rhetorical equivalent of the head-butt, we're pleased this evening......
  • Nobel laureates in literature: the good, the bad and the Nazi

     
    When the Nobel Prize in literature was announced this month, the name "Herta Muller" met much American head-scratching. Muller, an ethnically German Romanian who writes of trials of living under a repressive dictatorship, has a strong reputation in Europe...
  • Matt Weinstock, Jan. 9, 1960

     
    Albert Camus Albert Camus, 46, an important man in modern world thinking, was killed in an auto accident near Paris this week and it is appropriate that his most comprehensive obituary here should be in a university paper, the Daily Trojan. There, Dr....
  • Critic's Notebook: Peter Stein's marathon 'Demons'

     
    Lincoln Center Festival, for this year’s most ambitious offering, instructed us to arrive at the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan by 9:45 a.m. to catch the 10 o’clock ferry to Governors Island, and the dock was already crowded at......
  • Our 12 favorite non-book literary oddities on EBay

     
    Inspired by Salinger's toilet -- which was listed for sale on EBay for $1 million -- Jacket Copy decided to see what other literary-ish items are currently for sale on the site. What we discovered? The doozy dozen. The first......