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Archive for October, 1993

  1. Roy Lewis’s “The Evolution Man, or How I Ate My Father”  • 
    This book review was originally published in the Baltimore Evening Sun on October 15, 1993. Published without fanfare some thirty years ago in England, Roy Lewis’ Evolution Man: Or, How I Ate My Father has been rescued from the bowels of obscurity by Italian publisher Roberto Calasso. And this comic tale of Pleistocene civilization is […]
  2. Philip Roth’s “Operation Shylock”  • 
    Philip Roth's "Operation Shylock" asks why it is that American Jews — the so-called "normalized" Jews like Roth — can both revere and detest Israel at the same time. Is there a real truth about the so-called Holy Land and the people that support it, or is truth simply in the eye of the beholder?