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26/04/2020 - 15:35
The Black Death wiped out half the population of Europe in the space of four years. In some places the mortality was far swifter and...
06/01/2020 - 13:57
But the task of science fiction is not to predict the future. Rather, it contemplates possible futures. Writers may find the future...
06/01/2020 - 13:45
I’m not sure if it was the best coffee in town, but it definitely was the best company. We spoke about the state of the country, which...
21/11/2018 - 11:07
We understood Keret and the path he was taking, outside the mainstream that was captivated by lofty words and “important” literature that...
02/08/2018 - 18:30
He was the son of a Jewish mother and a journalist father who was repressed during the Stalinist purges. Although he miraculously avoided a...
16/03/2018 - 13:57
Even ancient classical texts, students have argued, can be dangerous: at Columbia University in New York, student activists demanded that a...
23/02/2016 - 14:18
So how did this ingenious academic manage it? Well, intellectual though he was, with a personal library of some 50,000 books, Eco didn’t...
02/09/2015 - 12:04
Oliver Sacks, the eminent neurologist and writer garlanded as the “poet laureate of medicine”, has died at his home in New York City. He...
16/11/2014 - 18:46
This sounds rather complicated, yet we know perfectly well what Woolf is talking about. A new kind of book might offer pleasures we haven’t...
31/08/2014 - 12:54
Dubin's role in both pollsters proved instrumental, having supervised until 2012 Levada Center's key department that handled socio-...