Monthly Archives: September 2012

FLAPPER by Joshua Zeitz

One semester in college, for reasons I can no longer recall, I took a course on the Ancien Régime.  We read philosophy, literature, and political tracts from the period, and pretty much the only thing I remember was going to … Continue reading

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WE LEARN NOTHING by Tim Kreider

On the back cover of WE LEARN NOTHING, Judd Apatow describes Tim Kreider’s writing as “heartbreaking, brutal, and hilarious—usually at the same time,” and I couldn’t agree more.  In this collection of personal essays and cartoons (mostly essays), Kreider recounts … Continue reading

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