Reads of the Week #23

A metaphor merchant? How much would one charge per metaphor? It depends… 

“Who is E.D. Hirsch? What does he believe?”

Ben Lerner on Disliking Poetry

‘Irishmen need not apply’: the failure of a Four Nations labour movement

‘Secret amateurs still read Ulysses but as a furtive perversion’ –Declan Kiberd, the best teacher I had in university.

Appropriate for all summer readers Tom Gauld on book guilt

And finally, another beautiful piece by Mary Ann Reilly, Her Husband

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Happy Reading!

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