She wanted to be a creative writer.
Her first thought: “Is there an app for that?”
This young woman actually existed and asked this question. 515 more words
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I’ve been making my way through Dante’s Comedy for my third time — this time in Dorothy L. Sayers’s version. The translation, which pulls off the incredible feat of reproducing the original 1,370 more words
A couple of months ago, Cornell University issued a fascinating press release: Professor Emeritus Werner Dannhauser, a former professor of politics and political theory, had died at age 84. 601 more words
Every generation or so, somebody comes along and publishes a screed that tears apart the American academic system. Allan Bloom ripped US colleges in 1987’s… 893 more words