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In the Flow: On Charles J. Rzepka’s “Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard”

JANUARY 17, 2018 I WAS IN the airport bookstore in Tallinn, Estonia, when I noticed a translation of Elmore Leonard’s Get Shorty. This was 2015. It had taken a while for him to reach the Baltics — 24 years,...

How Technology Is (and Isn’t) Changing Our Reading Habits

How is technology affecting the publishing industry? About a decade ago, when Amazon introduced its first e-reader, publishers panicked that digital books would take over the industry, the way digital transformed the music industry. And for a while, that...

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Table of contents from London Review of Books Vol. 40 No. 2 (25 January 2018) Source link

Cezanne’s Portraits · LRB 25 January 2018

Look first at Woman with a Cafetière, who presides over the next to last room of the Cézanne Portraits show, staring down even the saturnine Ambroise Vollard. Then meet the gaze of Madame Cézanne in a Red Dress, infinitely...

Michael Wood: At the Movies

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Lorna Finlayson reviews ‘Butterfly Politics’ by Catharine MacKinnon · LRB 25 January 2018

Catharine MacKinnon believes that sexualised domination and violence, by men over and against women, are at the root of sex inequality. The conviction at the centre of everything she writes is that men’s domination and violence are pervasive in...

Death, in a Nutshell · LRB 25 January 2018

Behind the White House, next to Blair House, is the formidable Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Murder Is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death (until 28 January) exhibits 19 ‘nutshells’,...

Colin Kidd reviews ‘Fall Out’ by Tim Shipman · LRB 25 January 2018

Brexit has added a new gesture to the repertoire of political fibbing and evasion: the shrug. Former Remainer politicians, well aware that Brexit risks economic catastrophe, absolve themselves of responsibility for doing the right thing with a casual shrug...

Francine Prose’s Problem – Los Angeles Review of Books

JANUARY 17, 2018 CERTAIN PEOPLE are ill read, and maybe they need a brown savior to tell them how to read. This is the conclusion I have come to after looking at this non-controversy boiled up by writer Francine...

Donald MacKenzie · Wall Street’s Fear Gauge · LRB 25 January 2018

The VIX, or Volatility Index, is Wall Street’s fear gauge. I first started paying attention to it in the late 1990s. Back then, a level of around 20 seemed normal. If the index got to 30, that was an...