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Cover Snark: No Need for Nursing Bras

April 30, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Hello there! I know it’s everyone’s favorite day: Cover Snark Day! Pour yourself some coffee or tea and settle in, though do avoid taking a sip while reading. Pam G: In the words of the […]

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Can Liberal Democracy Survive Social Media?

April 30, 2018 NeedaBook 0

The rise of the Internet and social media has thus created a giant mismatch between the direct efficiency of our digital lives and the cumbersome inefficiency of our formal institutions—and that has accentuated the contrast […]

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Theater of the Self

April 30, 2018 NeedaBook 0

The art of Danh Vo is popular and politically engaged, though it’s the opposite of agitprop. Vo is too canny and too much of an aesthete for that. He’s like Prospero and Ariel both, light […]

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The Art of Elsewhere

April 30, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Edward Gorey’s art is one of disjuncture. His narratives are often closer to prose poems than to short stories, much less novels. For nearly fifty years Gorey sent dispatches from a dream world where Edwardian […]