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new Levinas book

This Thanksgiving I’m thankful that I’ve now signed a contract with Zero Books for Levinas Unhinged, a short collection of essays that explores what I’m calling the ‘darker side’ of Levinas. The essays look at his contributions to aesthetics, speculative … Continue reading

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in another iteration of myself

If I could do my philosophical trajectory all over again, there’s a good chance that I would have devoted all of my intellectual energy to the history of early modern philosophy and science, just so I could write books like … Continue reading

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carroll and carroll booksellers

One of my favorite bookstores, mostly because it’s the bookstore I grew up with and so it holds a singular nostalgia for me, is Carroll and Carroll Booksellers in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. George and Lisa Carroll, the proprietors, have been steadfastly … Continue reading

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new directions and spanish literature

Over the past couple years I have had the pleasure of reading for the first time a number of contemporary Spanish-language authors, the most popular of which is Roberto Bolano. His works The Savage Detectives and 2666 can be found … Continue reading

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autonomy of the book

The one thing that books have on e-books, DVDs, CDs, tapes, records, videogames, etc., is that they do not need a second device for use. They’re ready to go out of the box. Perhaps this is insignificant compared to the … Continue reading

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