Book Review: Stanley Fish Invites Readers to “Think Again” — With Chutzpah

January 19, 2016
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The New York Times columns selected for Think Again are engaging, provocative, maddening, humorous, and insightful.

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Book Review: Émile Zola’s “The Conquest of Plassans” — “Tartuffe” Gone Realpolitik

December 5, 2014
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Entertaining yet incisive, The Conquest of Plassans remains a devastatingly acute reminder that religion and politics make surprisingly compatible bedfellows.

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Film Interview: Helen Whitney — Film as Spiritual Autobiography

February 5, 2012
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Award-winning filmmaker Helen Whitney: “My films form a kind of spiritual autobiography. I’m always searching for subjects that allow me to ask the big questions: Why are we here? Why must we die? Is this all there is?”

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