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The unreliability of memory

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In his latest novel, the mostly hopeful story of a dying man trying to make sense of his life, Paul Auster ditches his usual formalism in favour of creating engaging characters. Read my review of Invisible, by Paul Auster, in the spiked review of books, here.

This week’s articles of note

“Rescuing the rescuers,” The Economist “Al-Qaeda in the New National Security Strategy,” Foreign Policy, by Marc Lynch “Does Obama feel the Gulf’s pain?” Salon, by Joan Walsh “The teachers’ unions’ last stand,” The New York Times Magazine, by Steven Brill  ”The plastic panic,” The New Yorker, by Jerome Groopman “London firm Today Translations gives tourists […]

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