Morten Høi Jensen asks Adam Kirsch about his new book, “Who Wants to Be a Jewish Writer?”
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The Awful Shapelessness of Loss: On Katharine Smyth’s “All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf”
Morten Høi Jensen lingers over “All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf” by Katharine Smyth.
Morten Høi Jensen contemplates the fruitful sufferings of Nietzsche, as chronicled in recent books by Sue Prideaux and John Kaag.
A newly translated compendium of Machado de Assis’s short fiction proves him to be an undisputed master of the form.
Morten Høi Jensen weighs two takes on Darwin’s legacy.
Morten Høi Jensen is swayed but not blinded by the flash of Elizabeth Hardwick’s inimitable essays.
Morten Høi Jensen appreciates “The Sport of Kings,” a great American novel by C. E. Morgan.
Morten Høi Jensen considers the form of “Transit: A Novel” by Rachel Cusk.
Morten Høi Jensen revisits the life and work of Franz Kafka.
Britta Böhler has dramatized for us an important long weekend in Thomas Mann's life.
Clive James's stature as a literary journalist and cultural critic ought to endure.
Karl Ove Knausgaard cautiously observed a year after the Utøya massacre that Breivik and Hitler both shared characteristics of the true fanatic.