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I finished Zadie Smith’s Swing Time this morning. I liked, but did not love it. (more on that maybe later.) Towards the end, the narrator reads Baldwin to someone – so I’m reading Baldwin’s poetry collection as my first book of #nationalpoetrymonth.

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Mark Greif has different coffee dates than I do. (Against Everything: On Dishonest Times (2016) p. 47)

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Success as sole basis for respect can be ultimately dangerous. From Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann and the Holocaust. The thin volume includes the core of the Arendt’s reporting on the trial of Adolf Eichmann, the bureaucracy of the Holocaust, and the banality of evil. Arendt’s perspective is certainly controversial, but this small volume is required reading in […]

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I’ve had a weird week in which a lot of things did not work, so for tonight I’ll focus on my core talents: Reading poetry and drinking beer. Feat. @mermaideleh Leaf series and Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients. #instabook #igreads #tgif #poetry (hier: Paradies in Konstanz)