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🔗 linkblog: my thoughts on 'M.T. Anderson’s 'Feed' Remains Frustratingly Prescient | WIRED'
I read Feed in high school and found it interesting, but when I read it again in 2019, it was amazing. This review gets at why the book is so good—and important. Maybe it’s time for me to visit it again. link to ‘M.T. Anderson’s ‘Feed’ Remains Frustratingly Prescient | WIRED’
🔗 linkblog: just read 'Beauty Surge, a new short story by Laura Maylene Walter.'
Very interesting speculative fiction. link to ‘Beauty Surge, a new short story by Laura Maylene Walter.’
🔗 linkblog: just read 'How a French Novelist Turns the Tables on History - The New York Times'
Adding this to my to-read list. link to ‘How a French Novelist Turns the Tables on History - The New York Times’
Thinking about the Dreyfus Affair
This passage about the anti-Semitic Dreyfus Affair (from a book I’m reading on the French Third Republic) is coming to mind today: Long before the end of the Affaire, as the French called it, the question of the guilt of Dreyfus became almost lost in the melee, giving way to a fundamental conflict over the very moral concepts of French society which cast its shadow over the Third Republic from then on to the end.