Making Silly People Uncomfortable

Making Silly People Uncomfortable

A conversation with acclaimed philosopher John Gray. JP O’Malley John Gray is an English political philosopher whose major books include Straw Dogs, Black Mass, and The Silence of Animals. Gray’s latest book is called Seven Types of Atheism. Where did the title of...

On Not Facing the Death of a Civilization

A conversation with translator Will Stone about Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig.On 23 February 1942 Stefan Zweig, the Austrian playwright, journalist, novelist, and cultural patron, committed suicide with his wife Lotte in the bedroom of a rented house in Petrópolis,...

Writings after Empire

A conversation with Michael Hofmann about Joseph Roth.Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, the Austrian novelist Joseph Roth travelled extensively throughout Europe, leading a nomadic life in the various hotels he called home across the continent. Roth wrote in an...

Unequal Victors

A conversation with Michael Neiberg.In Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe the award-winning historian Michael Neiberg recounts in vivid detail the extraordinary drama behind the most historic and important diplomatic meeting between world...

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