Archive for March 2nd, 2003

Will Duquette, proprietor of a fine blog of mostly book reviews, recently praised The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland by saying that when he was finished he knew the main character “like a friend.” That never seems like praise to me. I know dozens of fictional characters far better than I know any of […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted March 2, 2003 @ 7:22 PM | Literature

The other day D-Squared called Steven Den Beste a nasty name for daring to mourn the people killed on September 11th. Den Beste, you see, lives in San Diego, and he didn’t know any of the New Yorkers who died, so mourning, in his case, is “grave-robbing.” Now this raises a nice question. Just what […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted March 2, 2003 @ 2:43 PM | Blogs,Politics