Journalism and Revolution
is a review from Dissent Magazine about the biography of Ryszard Kapuściński.
This was Neal Ascherson in LRB
Both of which are very different from Jack Shafer´s take down obituary piece in Slate
Alan Bennett returns to the library. I have always been happy in libraries
, though without ever being entirely at ease there. A scene that seems to crop up regularly in plays that I have written has a character, often a young man, standing in front of a bookcase feeling baffled.