Sunday, April 27


Have you met Zizek yet? A contemporary iconoclastic philosopher-showman with a sardonic Eastern European sense of humor.

"In Defense of Lost Causes is a frenetic, eclectic parody of intellectual scholarship, by one so assured in his grasp of the finer points of Kafka or John le Carré that he can afford to ham it up a little."

:: TLS Review by Terry Eagleton,
Professor of Cultural Theory at
the University of Manchester.

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And an enjoyable excerpt from an
essay about writing and entertainment
:: By Michael Chabon at the LAT ::