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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 pop music divas, movies, gay rights, globalization and, of course, to skewer the follies of the nation's ruling elites.
  • 'How to Win a Cosmic War' by Reza Aslan

    'How to Win a Cosmic War' by Reza Aslan
    How to Win a Cosmic War God, Globalization, and the End of the War on Terror Reza Aslan Random House: 232 pp., $26 In the essay "Movements and Campaigns," a tribute to the literary critic Irving Howe, the late philosopher Richard Rorty wrote that...

    Radically cutting a path from the past

    Is it possible to lead a dedicated literary life in the billionaire-filled, media-crazed New York of today? To be heedless of the material world as you burrow into novels and ideas the way the old Partisan Review gang did in the '40s and '50s, to come...