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No No Nobel

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Excerpts from works by novelists who didn’t even get a look-in at this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature, won by Romanian-born German novelist and poet Herta Müller. Eric thought nothing of knocking out a couple…

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Are We There Yet?

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So the DUP and Sinn Féin have managed to negotiate their way through the disaster scenarios to a deal. No walkouts, elections or joint authority after all. The agreement is now out for consultation, so…

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An Open Book

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Talking with Sartre: Conversations and Debates, by John Gerassi, 2009, Yale. Central to Jean-Paul Sartre’s philosophy of existentialism is the concept of Bad Faith, the idea that humans avoid taking responsibility for their actions by…

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