– ‘Animal Farm’: What Orwell Really Meant

– RickAtkinson: “The Road to D-Day“. Behind the Battle That Won the War.

– Malcolm Gladwell. “The Gift of Doubt“. Albert O. Hirschman and the power of failure.

– En Buzz Feed: “How Glenn Greenwald Became Glenn Greenwald“. Before he was the Guardian’s eyes on the National Security Agency, Greenwald was a Manhattan litigator with an itchy trigger finger. “He doesn’t care if the entire world hates him.

– En Jot Down, Filomena Rodríguez entrevista a Wolf Murmelstein, hijo de Benjamin Murmelstein, el único de los tres dirigentes judíos del gueto de Terezín que no fue
asesinado. Duríismo.

– Curtis White: “Christopher Hitchens’ lies do atheism no favors . I’m also an atheist and believe the religious right is a problem. But so is Hitchens’ intellectual dishonesty.

– Stephen Fry sobre su depresión, dolor e intento de suicidio: “Only The Lonely“.

– Ian Buruma: “Prison of the Mind“. A Chinese poet’s memoir of incarceration. Vía Daniel Gascón.

– Pablo Simón: “El dorado sueño (electoral) de San Francisco“.

– “210 Reasons for the Fall of the Roman Empire“.

– Past Perfect: “The Incredible Disappearing Evangelist“.

– Tony Horwitz: “150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War“.

– Dos reseñas. Jeffrey Goldberg: “Lesser Israel“. How Jewish Extremism Threatens Zionism”.

-“Lust Never Sleeps“. An academic’s sexual memoir puts the ire in desire.

– “Brokeback In Belarus“. Tractor drivers tell how they fell in love.

– Mario Vargas Llosa sobre Eichmann: “El hombre sin cualidades“.

– Tras meses secuestrado, un cooperante francés logró escapar por una
ventana gracias al peso que había perdido con la Dieta Talibán. “Pierre Borghi: How I gave the Taliban the slip“.

– John Huber: “Is theory getting lost in the “identification revolution”?”. Vía Pepe Fernández Albertos.

-“Firebrand for Science, and Big Man on Campus“. On TV and the Lecture Circuit, Bill Nye Aims to Change the World –

En el NYT, cuatro páginas: “Max Brooks Is Not Kidding About the Zombie Apocalypse“.