Outsiders/Insiders

Posted on by David Gelber

It is strange that this remarkable book is not better known among Anglo-American readers. Originally published in 1975 in German as Aussenseiter, it received little attention outside the Germanic-speaking countries. George Steiner wrote a scrappy and brief review of it in the Times Literary Supplement soon after publication, halfheartedly called it ‘a rather breathless survey […]

The Game which Demands a Saintly Letting Go

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It’s hard to underestimate how rebarbative golf is to the non-golfist. Not as catatonically boring as chess is to the non-chessist, but close behind. I once showed the typescript of a novel to a friend whose broadest sympathy can normally be relied upon at this vulnerable literary moment. My book happened to open on the […]

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