‘People say my book gave them a panic attack’: When We Cease to Understand the World author Benjamín Labatut | Fiction

‘People say my book gave them a panic attack’: When We Cease to Understand the World author Benjamín Labatut | Fiction

“I know you’re trying to skirt around it,” says Benjamín Labatut when I put to him that his books concern people of unworldly intelligence working on problems that are maximally deep, “but the... Read more »
Ismail Kadare, 88, dies; His novels brought Albania’s plight to the world

Ismail Kadare, 88, dies; His novels brought Albania’s plight to the world

Ismail Kadare, 88, dies; His novels brought Albania’s plight to the world Jul 01 2024 Ismail Kadare, the Albanian novelist and poet who single-handedly wrote his isolated Balkan homeland onto the map... Read more »
Ismail Kadare, 88, dies; His novels brought Albania’s plight to the world

Ismail Kadare, 88, dies; His novels brought Albania’s plight to the world

Ismail Kadare, 88, dies; His novels brought Albania’s plight to the world Jul 01 2024 Ismail Kadare, the Albanian novelist and poet who single-handedly wrote his isolated Balkan homeland onto the map... Read more »
‘People say my book gave them a panic attack’: When We Cease to Understand the World author Benjamín Labatut | Fiction

Chinese Workers of the World: Colonialism, Chinese Labor, an…

Chinese workers helped build the modern world. They labored on New World plantations, worked in South African mines, and toiled through the construction of the Panama Canal, among many other projects. While... Read more »
A World Made by Travel: The Digital Grand Tour

A World Made by Travel: The Digital Grand Tour

In the eighteenth century, tens of thousands of travelers journeyed to Italy on the Grand Tour. These travels in the age of Enlightenment contributed to a massive reimagining of politics and the... Read more »
Legal Education in the Western World: A Cultural and Compara…

Legal Education in the Western World: A Cultural and Compara…

Legal Education in the Western World provides an encompassing history of legal education from Ancient Rome to present day Europe and the Americas. Legal education is considered the locus of the formation... Read more »
Ismail Kadare, 88, dies; His novels brought Albania’s plight to the world

PEN America cancels 2024 world voices festival amid further fallout

PEN America cancels 2024 world voices festival amid further fallout Apr 29 2024 Less than a week after canceling its 2024 Literary Awards ceremony following months of steadily mounting criticism over the... Read more »
Out of the World – Peter Sloterdijk…

Out of the World – Peter Sloterdijk…

In this essential early work, the preeminent European philosopher Peter Sloterdijk offers a cross-cultural and transdisciplinary meditation on humanity’s tendency to refuse the world. Developing the first seeds of his anthropotechnics, Sloterdijk... Read more »
‘People say my book gave them a panic attack’: When We Cease to Understand the World author Benjamín Labatut | Fiction

EIBF, IPA protest new Hong Kong security law; Sweden’s World Book Week

International Update: EIBF, IPA protest new Hong Kong security law; Sweden’s World Book Week Apr 22 2024 Following the adoption of the new Hong Kong Security Law on March 19, the European... Read more »
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