Monthly Archives: May 2011

Judith Butler on Kafka’s legacy

This is a fascinating article from Judith Butler on Kafka’s remaining unpublished, unarchived papers, currently in possession of his friend’s secretary’s daughters (long story; Butler glosses it pretty well). Essentially the daughter want to sell the remaining papers (by weight, … Continue reading

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The world breaks everyone? Not quite

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of … Continue reading

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Murakami’s South of the Border, West of the Sun

Major spoiler alert for Murakami’s South of the Border, West of the Sun. Seriously. If you want to read his book, don’t even go to the next paragraph. So I just finished Haruki Murakami’s South of the Border, West of … Continue reading

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