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  • 20 Sep 2022
    Paul Stasi

    Are we happier now?

    The late Gilbert Sorrentino once told me that “even Kafka has to write ‘He opened the window.’” It took me some time to feel the force of this remark. But after years of studying modernist literature, and after I found myself pushing further and further back into the 19th century, I began to see what […]

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  • 10 Apr 2017
    Aeyal Gross

    Between Idealism and Realism

    Why did I write The Writing on the Wall? I can point to a few moments as prompters. The first was a debate within Israeli human rights organizations in 2000, when the Second Intifada began. Until then, human rights groups had usually focused on specific violations of the law of occupation, based on a view […]

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