Monthly Archives: April 2015

Read on the way to the book fair

Bohumil Hrabal’s Too Loud a Solitude was read on the way to and from the London Book Fair 2015.  It provided a provocative backdrop to the event and some attitudes encountered there to knowledge, censorship, transience, and resilience.  It also contains an … Continue reading

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How much memory do you need?

Victor Hugo, in his 1831 Notre Dame de Paris, famously made a connection between architecture and the printing press: “Il existe à cette époque, pour la pensée écrite en pierre, un privilège tout-à-fait comparable à notre liberté actuelle de la … Continue reading

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