Edmund White in the Times Literary Supplement: I never met Vladimir Nabokov face to face, though I exchanged phone calls and letters with him. My psychiatrist encouraged me to visit him in Switzerland, but I was too afraid that I...

Your email updates, powered by FeedBlitz


Here are the FeedBlitz email updates for you. Click here to start your FREE subscription



3quarksdaily - 5 new articles

Nabokov’s ‘great gay comic novel’

 

Edmund White in the Times Literary Supplement:

ScreenHunter_2255 Sep. 30 21.03I  never met Vladimir Nabokov face to face, though I exchanged phone calls and letters with him. My psychiatrist encouraged me to visit him in Switzerland, but I was too afraid that I would quickly sabotage close-up whatever good impression I...

Read the whole entry »

    
 



Humans: Unusually Murderous Mammals, Typically Murderous Primates

A new study looks at rates of lethal violence across a thousand species to better understand the evolutionary origins of humanity’s own inhumanity.

 

Ed Yong in The Atlantic:

Lead_960Which mammal is most likely to be murdered by its own kind? It’s certainly not humans—not even close. Nor is it a...

Read the whole entry »

    
 



Michael Chabon: My Son, the Prince of Fashion

 

Michael Chabon in GQ:

ScreenHunter_2254 Sep. 30 20.47Half an hour late, and just ahead of his minder—he was always a step ahead of his ponderous old minder—Abraham Chabon sauntered into the room where the designer Virgil Abloh was giving a private preview of Off-White's collection for spring-summer 2017 to a small group...

Read the whole entry »

    
 



Donald J. Trump Poetry

These are taken from NPR's transcript of the first presidential debate. Only newlines have been inserted.

From Geoff Greer's website:

ScreenHunter_2253 Sep. 30 20.36Travel

I just left Detroit and
I just left Philadelphia and
I just –
you know,
you’ve seen me,
I been all over the place.
You...

Read the whole entry »

    
 


Is there an alternative to countries?

Debora MacKenzie in New Scientist:

ScreenHunter_2252 Sep. 30 17.56Try, for a moment, to envisage a world without countries. Imagine a map not divided into neat, coloured patches, each with clear borders, governments, laws. Try to describe anything our society does – trade, travel, science, sport, maintaining peace and...

Read the whole entry »

    
 


More Recent Articles


You Might Like

Click here to safely unsubscribe from "3quarksdaily."
Click here to view mailing archives, here to change your preferences, or here to subscribePrivacy