A good read. The next thing we need is someone to analyze the budgets of these colleges to figure out just what is meant by the political phrase “the rising cost of college.” It’s not getting more expensive to hire teachers.
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A nice review, intelligently written as always, by Tony Grafton of Stephen Greenblatt’s book on the discovery of Lucretius by my favorite humanist Poggio Bracciolini. Poggio struck me from the first time I encountered him in the form of his deeply sympathetic and humane letter describing the sadistic and dishonorable burning of Jerome of Prague [...]
On Saturday December 4th the Crumpled Press will be celebrating its first five years with a party at Cabinet Magazine’s space in Brooklyn. Tony Grafton will be talking, I’ll be reading, and Regina Granne will be exhibiting. Polymath D. Graham Burnett will be moderating. There will be music by the Matt Panayides group. There will [...]