What We’re Reading: Mar. 5

Emily:

Timothy Garton Ash, Rhodes hasn’t fallen, but the protesters are making me rethink Britain’s past (Guardian)

Cara Delay, Flowers and Lady Charlotte: Talking about Menstruation, Past and Present

Lida Maxwell, Does Love Have a Politics? (LARB)

Dana Goldstein, Sterilization’s Cruel Inheritance (New Republic)

Dear Immanuel — Kant Gives Love Advice to a Heartbroken Young Woman (1791) (Open Culture)

Kyle Smith, When Christians Became Iranian (NYRB)

The undergraduates at my university take on the history of books and their readers: Ross Chapman, Marginalia: All of CC (Bwog)

Erin:

Heather Wolfe, Textual Variants in Shakespeare’s Love Letter to Anne Hathaway (The Collation)

Edward Dahlberg, Because I Wash Flesh (New Directions, first edition 1959)

Chancery Hill Books, The Altered (Printed)Book: Reused and Recycled From ca. 1470-2008 (Mini-Catalogue 161)

Michael Tomasky, The Dangerous Election (NYRB)

Brooke:

Melissa Dinsman interviews Franco Moretti (LARB)

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft, The State That I Am In: Hannah Arendt in America (LARB)

Owen Hatherley, At the Milk Bar (n+1)

Alberto Manguel, ‘You Could Look It Up’ by Jack Lynch (NY Times)

Steve Kolowich, How the U. of Tulsa Landed Bob Dylan’s ‘Secret Archive’ (Chronicle)

Jake:

Sarah E. Bond, Creating a Public Space: Open Access, Book Theft, and the Epigraphy of Ancient Libraries

Ring Ostensibly Owned by Joan of Arc Sells for $333,000 (The History Blog)

Alison Stine, On Poverty (Kenyon Review Blog)

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, The Weight of James Arthur Baldwin (Buzzfeed Books)

Carolyn:

Christopher Benfrey, Mystery in Miniature (NYR Daily)

Ian Johnson, Berlin: The End of a Museum Idyll (NYR Daily)

Rivka Galchen, The Only Thing I Envy Men (The New Yorker)

Adam Gopnik, The Clothespin Campaign: A French History Lesson for Anti-Trump Republicans (The New Yorker)

Mark Schieritz, Comeback der Grenzen (Zeit Online)

Daniel:

J. Hoberman, Raunchy, Racaus Coney Island (New York Review of Books)

Elisabeth Barlow Rodgers, Olmsted as Writer (New Criterion)
Interview with Franco Moretti (LARB)

Stephen Hsu, Super Intelligent Humans are Coming (Nautilus)

James McWilliams, Saving the Self in the Age of the Selfie (The American Scholar)

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