The Kraus Project

The Kraus Project

The Kraus Project Essays & Translation 2013 A hundred years ago, the Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and farsighted writers in Europe. In his self-published magazine, Die Fackel, Kraus brilliantly attacked the popular media’s...
The End of the End of the Earth

The End of the End of the Earth

The End of the End of the Earth Essays 2018 The essayist, Jonathan Franzen writes, is like “a fire-fighter, whose job, while everyone else is fleeing the flames of shame, is to run straight into them.” For the past twenty-five years, even as his novels have earned him...