Saturday, May 27, 2023

We’re All Bored of Culture

     We’re All Bored of Culture Tablet 

Albanese, with all his eagerness to please, will be crossing his fingers that history does not come back to bite him. But history never goes away. “And you better reckon with it in your life and in your daily experience, or it will get you. It will get you really bad.” That’s from Bruce Springsteen, a line worth remembering.

Albanese does The Boss’s bidding, no questions asked

Nigella Lawson Recently Dined Her Way Around Sydney (Again) – Here’s Where She Visited

Discovered in an abandoned mine in New Mexico, a set of Levi jeans dating back to the 1880s were recently sold at an auction for $87,000.

 Understand what whales are saying.

The 23 Best Places To Travel Around The World In 2023, Chosen By The Experts

Murakami at Wellesley 

       In The Wellesley News Micol J. Zhai reports that Haruki Murakami spends a year at Wellesley College
       Interesting to hear that: "This past semester, Murakamihas been leading a faculty seminar on what his fiction says about gender". 

       Cristina Rivera Garza and Velia Vidal Q & A 

       At The Oxonian Review Georgina Fooks speaks with the two authors 'about their respective encounters with institutional archives, memory, and history', in The Afterlife of Things: An Interview with Cristina Rivera Garza and Velia Vidal