The Literary 10 – Number 3

3. Nobility of Spirit: A Forgotten Ideal I’ve been sitting here racking my brain for the past 45 minutes, trying to remember where I first heard about this 116-page book. What I can tell you is that it’s a powerful little book. In an age when everyone seems to be running scared from what they […]

How to Win the Nobel Prize by The Paris Review

Drafting these citations must be painstaking, fairly joyless work. This one, at least, reads like an act of circumlocution by committee; the choice to append “the most” to “ungraspable” may have occasioned hours of debate. And for what? The final result could apply to anyone; in the broadest terms, not just every writer but every […]