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13 July 1998 • 677 words • City of Words
The news in the world of journalism here in Manhattan is that Tina Brown, the editor of the New Yorker, whose six-year tenure at the… more»
7 September 1998 • 1,397 words • City of Words
A reader in Ecuador takes me to task over the use of the word “American”. Why, asks Lincoln Reyes, is it routine to use this… more»
October 1995 • 1,321 words • City of Words
The Daily Camera is a newspaper published in Boulder, Colorado; Jack Collom is a local poet; John Bayley is a British literary critic; Roger Scruton… more»
2 February 1998 • 848 words • City of Words
The White House sex scandal can’t be said to have advanced the cause of truth in politics; but it has staked out, for better or… more»
4 October 1998 • 1,378 words • City of Words
I was diving with my nephew Tom Walmsley off the reef at Paradise Point, ogling the parrotfish and baby sharks, when the 48-hour hurricane warning… more»
2001 • 4,425 words • Reportage & Criticism
In the late 1980s I was living in Salvador da Bahia, the old capital of Brazil, studying Portuguese. I didn’t spend much time in class. There… more»
7 May 2015 • 1,835 words • Field Notes
Yesterday I walked from Tivoli, a village in upstate New York where I… more»
September 1995 • 1,064 words • City of Words
I was stepping out of my front door on my way to work in London a few weeks back when a black guy staggered round… more»
In ethnographic research, oral history, human rights, journalism, literature and film
The original affluent society and its encounter with modernity
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A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....
An item in the Times Literary Supplement of 23...