In which we discuss
along with, among other things...
- An entry on Yury Olesha in the Encyclopaedia Britannica
- No Day Without a Line: From Notebooks by Yury Olesha
Communism and Architecture
- How the Soviet Union’s utopian ideals turned into an architectural nightmare (cnn)
- The Enduring Power of Soviet Architecture by Norah Landes (artsy)
- Crash Course Philosophy
- W.K. Clifford
- Some thoughts on epistemic responsibility (via feminist philosophers).
Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
- A review of Nausea by Vladimir Nabokov
- Nausea as a call to action
- Le Blog de Jean-Paul Sartre
- Sartre and Camus in New York
That Daniela Romo Moment
Down the Rabbit Hole
Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Truth
- Fiction v nonfiction - English literature’s made-up divide
- From Bookslut, “Creative Nonfiction: In Defense of the Truth (with a lower case t)
Because of this, the young man or woman writing today has forgotten the problems of the human heart in conflict with itself which alone can make good writing because only that is worth writing about, worth the agony and the sweat.
The past isn’t dead. It isn’t even past.