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Adam Gopnik

Adam Gopnik, (born August 24, 1956) is an American writer, essayist and commentator.

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2 of 5 stars to Angels and Ages by Adam Gopnik
not to cite adam gopnik, but I think about adam gopnik talking abt kirk varnedoe a lot
On this gloriously snowy day, appropriately glorious love letter to winter
Adam Gopnik and Malcolm Gladwell: Surveying Mankind from China to Peru - Adam Gopnik, Malcolm ...
thank you for a fascinating hour with Adam gopnik you did not play a lot of music but the talk was music to my ears
What Are Your Favorite Examples of Biblically Inspired Art? An interview with Adam Gopnik of the New Yorker magazin…
NewYorker's Adam Gopnik on the madness of King Donald:The Persistence of Trump Derangement Syndrome via
John Stuart Mill was a man "out in the pure sun of reason and rational inquiry." A quote from Adam Gopnik's profile:
"The whole end of liberal civilization is to substitute the criticism of ideas for assaults on people." – Adam Gopnik
UPCOMING BOOK DISCUSSION. Paris to the Moon, by Adam Gopnik. Copies available to Borrow. May 18 at 7pm, 55 Appleby, S.R
Great piece by Adam Gopnik on Derangement. It is a reasonable explanation of irrational behavior.
Performing "The Most Beautiful Room in New York" by Adam Gopnik all May at Long Wharf Theatre (pic with Jonathan Tu…
Adam Gopnik and Sarah Larson on the podcast about re-reading great kids books as an adult…
Darwin's brilliant strategy for preempting criticism
Dog Story. How did the dog become our master?via
"Our dog was so much part of the family that we took human feelings and thoughts for granted".
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Adam Gopnik: The moment someone becomes a feature of the past, he is reduced to a vector with a single transit
Adam Gopnik: The truth is that no thinker worth remembering has some monolithic “project” to undertake
Adam Gopnik with a marvellous short bio of John Stuart Mill:
Adam Gopnik on New Yorker doubles down on Trump Derangemenr Syndrome.
Adam Gopnik: Skepticism about religious dogma, confidence in scientific reasoning is the humanism of Montaigne, Hume https:…
Adam Gopnik: Savarkar relied on Western ideas absorbed during his student days in England...
Adam Gopnik: a story of gradually decreased metaphysical illusion, with ineffable spirit being driven, by human mind https:…
Adam Gopnik: The argument of “Candide” is neither that the world gets better nor that it’s all for naught
Adam Gopnik:Lliberal millennium was upon us as year 2000 dawned; 15 years later,the autocratic apocalypse is at hand https:…
Adam Gopnik:Voltaire spread Enlightenment ideas to the farthest outposts of Europe—he sold them out to the autocrats https:…
Adam Gopnik: In *** Deus”, Yuval Noah Harari offers an elegy for the end of the liberal millennium
The true elite of modern societies is composed of engineers, mechanics, and artisans - masters of reality, not big thinkers.(Adam Gopnik)
Adam Gopnik: “cultivate our garden” means: make something happen, often with your hands
Adam Gopnik: Getting out to make good things happen beats sitting down and thinking big things up.
Adam Gopnik: We moved from an age where divine authority sponsored our institutions to age of liberal individualism https:/…
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Today I am giving a workshop for area educators on "Tolkien's Middle Ages." Here's my opening quote, courtesy of Ad…
Sure. But you're not phony. My hero, Adam Gopnik, same thing. He's nowhere social mediawise, but stil…
Beautifully written defense of scientific liberalism by Adam Gopnik. via
Documentary featuring Leontyne Price friends don't miss it.
DID HISTORY CHANGE with Trump & Brexit? No, it just got tweaked. Read Adam Gopnik 3/20
indeed, 1st saw Tyler's food is the new music point made by Adam Gopnik in his book The Table Comes First
Honored to be on this segment about the legendary Leontyne Price, with another great soprano, Renée …
Adam Gopnik wrote the book and lyrics to a new musical THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM IN NY premiering at Long Wharf set in the food world.
'Illiberalism is the permanent fact of life'. Adam Gopnik over o.a. Age of Anger (P. Mishra) en Deus (Y.N. Harari)
To quote Adam Gopnik:- 'the light gained by setting fire to straw men is not what we mean by illumination.'
The Moth - Adam Gopnik, George Dawes Green & Catherine Burns: For the first time in print, celebrated storytelling…
Adam Gopnik talked about strategic/aesthetic holes. Always a good listen/read.
Adam Gopnik on the mark of genius and Darwin's brilliant strategy for hedging against haters htt…
Adam Gopnik masterclass. It's amazing he has perspective and isn't kneejerk reactionary during this time.
1966: Leontyne Price opens the new Revisiting the moment with on 4/3! Info:
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"The light obtained by setting straw men on fire is not what we mean by illumination." Adam Gopnik, wise as ever in 3/20…
Adam Gopnik rereads Orwell and explains exactly what Trump is doing.
the comments! "Had this been a piece in The New Yorker by, say, Adam Gopnik,…"
Did you catch our latest This one is definitely a must read!
He left us from maya angelou's courageous verses… jfk on living with adam gopnik's warm and the path and what a zen master on life… on .
Adam Gopnik in the New Yorker reviewing a book about Paris Commune, equated the c20k executed with a couple of cops killed by revltn
Any good reading of biblical includes the aesthetic, the accommodationist, the anthropological, and the antagonistic.
How a Secular Reading ofScripture Enlarges Experience of Beauty, Morality,Transcendence by via
How a Secular Reading of Scripture Enlarges Our Experience of Beauty, Morality, and Transcendence
A nonbeliever's case for how a secular reading of the Bible enlarges our sense of beauty, morality and transcendenc…
In bookstores, my stuff is usually filed in the out-of-the-way, addi...
Welcome the first day of winter with Adam Gopnik's warm and wonderful love letter to the cold season
Adam Gopnik, along with Susan Griffin and Rebecca Solnit has emerged as a brilliant and trenchant commentator on...
3 of 5 stars to The Best American Essays 2008 by Adam Gopnik
Nice short piece by Adam Gopnik: Nice big spread from Detroit Free Press:
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Interesting article on sensible uses of history by Adam Gopnik New Yorker
"We expand our worlds through acts of limited empathy more than through plunges into unexpected places.". — Adam Gopnik
"I'd rather grow then be cautious" -Phil Knight talks with Adam Gopnik at Schnitzer Hall.
Everyone is coming out for Phil! Adam Gopnik will interview Nike's Phil Knight in front of a…
Adam Gopnik, who was quoted in Bill Bowerman's biography, will interview Phil Knight this evening at the Schnitzer.
Going to tonight event with Phil Knight - should be an enlightening event, I'm sure
"Wine takes us from the world, and coffee restores us to it again. In between, we eat." -Adam Gopnik
I still think the best classic meal in New York is a coffee-shop breakfast ...
The World Series is played in my doubtless too-nostalgic imagination in som...
.& Robert Zaretsky talk Albert Camus on 4/14 at Author Talk:
Genius Adam Gopnik on the Moth--in the tradition of the old Yiddush American storytellers
Moth Eaten: Adventures in Food: Adam Gopnik and his wife love cooking but cannot find compromise in their opposite…
Going to a restaurant is one of my keenest pleasures. Meeting someplace wit...
The coffee shop is a great New York institution, but it has terrible coffee...
Did u read Adam Gopnik on McCartney in Very interesting reappraisal of rock v Great American Songbook.
Never one to let facts get in the way of a good story, the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik decided...
You can't have a decent food culture without a decent coffee culture: the two things grow up together. . - Adam Gopnik.
A short and extremely sane piece from Adam Gopnik in the ... "The Simple Truth About Gun Control" -
On the subway, reading the New Yorker, between a reader of the Economist and a reader with an Adam Gopnik paperback.
Gopnik on Norman on McCartney: Adam Gopnik has contributed a peculiar review of Philip Norman’s new bio, Paul...
Join and me at May 18 for NY Stories, in music & words
A nonbeliever's case for the Bible and how it enlarges our experience of beauty and morality htt…
Looking forward to celebrating the release with Phil Knight and on May 2!
Adam Gopnik on the 'pleasures and perils of bipedalism' [ah, to walk through New York! very good]
The ensaimada, queen of pastries, is from Mallorca. Don't want to give Adam Gopnik any new essay ideas tho.
Phil Knight to discuss “Shoe Dog” autobiography with Adam Gopnik: The rumor down at the Faculty Club is that K...
A Love Letter to Winter: Adam Gopnik's Ardent Case for the Cold Season's Splendor and Significance via
Adam Gopnik on finding delight in Henry James’s childhood recollections:
For all my fellow English majors out there, who perhaps last read Henry James in college, I offer Adam Gopnik's... https:…
Adam Gopnik "New Yorker". "Those who are against abortion should be most for ." w/ bill maher
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What needs to be said about San Bernardino - Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
Adam Gopnik examines the difference between guilt and responsibility in America's history of gun violence:
Putting out there again: Adam Gopnik's The Simple Truth about Gun Control.
"The amnesia happens because the amnesia is, in its own strange way, the truth" Adam Gopnik via
Our amnesia about terrorism may be a kind of subversive demonstration of its final impotence, Adam Gopnik writes:
If we abolish tipping in New York City restaurants, what else will we lose? Adam Gopnik explores:
Who Can Be Finished With Alice?: Adam Gopnik on the new edition of Martin Gardner’s The Annotated Alice | New Yorker h…
Gun control ends gun violence as surely an antibiotics end bacterial infections, as surely as vaccines end childhood measles—adam gopnik
New Yorker's Adam Gopnik vs. Those Who Were There re: 2A: My money's on the dead white men
"The prosperity was so over whelming that it produced conformity; a very different thing" - Adam Gopnik. A statement I needed 11 years ago.
“We breathe in our first language, and swim in our second.”. - Adam Gopnik
That awkward moment when “Colonel Dyslexia" finds himself in denial over Adam Gopnik’s on-target analysis.
Adam Gopnik on was true in 2012, is even more immediately pressing today: via
Good piece worth considering from the fine Adam Gopnik.
Adam Gopnik on why gun control does work (and why we need it).
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The Second Amendment is a gun-control amendment: Adam Gopnik is sharp, as always
will you and RWers tell me y an obviously Ill man was able to buy 16 guns legally?.
US has more gun violence than any nation cuz we sell guns to madmen n then claim it's our right:.
"Benghazi is a tragedy in search of a scandal" - Adam Gopnik
Adam Gopnik is awesome, super smart
"Until it does, phones will ring for dead children, and parents will be told not to ask why." Adam Gopnik (New Yorker) 2007 2/2
Must-Read—Adam Gopnik’s new article insisting that the Second Amendment is a gun-control amendment
Never heard Steve Martin talk about art? You're missing out. His talk w/ Adam Gopnik Monday:
Adam Gopnik on who points out fetal tissue always donated with Mother's consent. Begs question of what she's mother of
Matt welch just got owned my Adam Gopnik.
Go Adam Gopnik! So glad he addressed the 2nd Amendment - guns aren't an individual right.
Somebody dug this out today: Adam Gopnik on gun control
At bill maher's studio, coaching Adam Gopnik on what to say on air...
Adam Gopnik on why the Second Amendment is the gun-control amendment:
Why did Adam Gopnik from praise the humour of Australian comedian Jim Jeffries?
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Adam Gopnik chats with Jessica Robinson, Director The Man on the Fifth Floor.
Members! Only 2 days left for tix to Cultural Studies this fall w/ Robert Reich, Gloria Steinem, Adam Gopnik & more! Open to public Friday!
that Adam gopnik Trollope article is REALLY enjoyable
Listen: on Sentences, his song cycle on Alan Turing with a libretto by Adam Gopnik
Thank you, Adam Gopnik for your essay which identifies these four types of anxiety. My favourite? Existential...
At for and Adam Gopnik's Sentences, about the life of Alan Turing.
I did! I loved it. Adam Gopnik, who is part of our production gave a talk..
Part 2 of 2: "...of possible explanations, none of them conclusive, and none of them quite obvious.” ~ Adam Gopnik
Adam Gopnik opens The Table Comes First with ethnographic picture of restaurant - this what would report?
Features interviews with Ian Frazier and Adam Gopnik, revelations on Joan Didion and Marco Polo, plus unauthorized Romania footage...
you should seek out her delicious takedown of the New Yorker's Adam Gopnik.
Adam Gopnik nails the shift in American thinking on sex from “how” to who has power:
Apropos writing, here's a lovely quotation from a New Yorker article by the wonderful Adam Gopnik on Anthony...
Dog Story via An excellent piece on the dogs in our lives by
Adam Gopnik on the changing American sex scandal
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"Nobody, other than the novelists, gets sex and power quite right. It can’t be done.” Adam Gopnik.
Recently read Adam Gopnik's take on trendiness of Trollope and it seems he may be dead on.
Fascinating read from Adam Gopnik. "What we have, uniquely in America, is a political class, and an entire...
I've been meaning to order it. Is it worth it? Will it make me feel sorry for Adam Gopnik?
Beautiful piece by Adam Gopnik on trains
Adam Gopnik. we have...in America...a...party...devoted to the idea that... money spent on public goods is...misplaced
Adam Gopnik on transit. Context for the failure of toward
Very nice piece by Adam Gopnik on trains and government: The Plot Against Trains via
Adam Gopnik on trains. Seems he harbors the same I do. Let's fix this.
This wk''s column: “The test of a meal,” says Adam Gopnik, “is the talk it makes, hot air rising from the diners.”
Adam Gopnik's beautiful, meandering overview of declinist literature still gets me.
The Plot Against Trains (I don't know how much The New Yorker pays Adam Gopnik for his prose but it can't be enough)
Bravo to Adam Gopnik for telling this story: the underfunding of trains is no accident.
Adam Gopnik at his best: The Plot Against Trains via
Beautiful, thoughtful essay by Adam Gopnik on the real significance of trains. via
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"The prejudice against trains is not a prejudice against an élite but against a commonality." - Adam Gopnik
The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik is blisteringly superb on the US's failure to invest in transport infrastructure
I am in awe of Adam Gopnik’s ability to lay things out in so coherent a manner!.
Lovely Adam Gopnik thoughts on trains and the infrastructure of society: via
Not generally an Adam Gopnik fan (too twee). But this, on public goods in US, is excellent.
Adam Gopnik is just excellent here on the subject of trains:
Man, Adam Gopnik is on a tear: "Our collapsing infrastructure is a triumph of our political system."
Good piece by Adam Gopnik in the New Yorker - 'The Plot Against Trains'
A thoughtful essay by Adam Gopnik. Our current political ideology and the lack of altruism!
'An instrument of human expression more than adolescent finger-mania': Adam Gopnik on BB King's 'inimitable sound':
Sadly, I think Adam Gopnik got it right here . . . The train wreck in Philadelphia was no accident; but, it was...
I find myself in the highly uncomfortable position of agreeing with Adam Gopnik.
:) have you read Adam Gopnik’s “Winter”? The section about hockey is gorgeous.
Adam Gopnik speaks sense on Charlie Hebdo. This is the crucial point.
Old age seems to be a series of lurches, rather than a gradual decline. Adam Gopnik .
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Adam Gopnik on why Trollope is back.
Stages of Reform:. Impossible idea becomes possible. Then becomes necessary. Then all but diehards accept it. — Adam Gopni…
Dog Story via Long read, but a good one.
The professional politician hates principles because he believe it's already priced into the politics. Anthony Trollope. Adam Gopnik
"three hours a day *is* all that's needed to write successfully." Adam Gopnik talks Trollope:
Adam Gopnik - who knows a leetle bit about France, eh - points out that was *always* "punching up":
is now the second largest in the United States." - Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
Looking forward to his talk, here's Adam Gopnik's profile of Edgar Choueiri
Really cute 'story from of The 'I was so ignorant about dogs that I thought what...
Politics & gossip are the essential life of the world. Any writer who can turn them into art will survive. — Adam Gopnik, New Yorker /5/4/15
.on dog ownership: "They chose us." Love the end thoughts on rings of existence + compassion.
good taste! You should read Adam Gopnik, Paris to the Moon.
I adored Adam Gopnik's Moth story about Charlie Ravioli, his daughter's world-weary imaginary friend.
QUOTE of the DAY: Gopnik on Sinatra: 'There are, to be sure, at least two Sinatras—the swinging Sinatra and th...
Having an incredible time at did workshops with Barbara Kingsolver, Adam Gopnik, Linn Ullman, Sjon
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Paris to the moon by Adam gopnik. It's essays he wrote while living there.
Somebody who was destined to write for The New Yorker...An Evening at the Moth: Adam Gopnik
My dad on Adam Gopnik: "I think he must write on some kind of word processor, for his style is very repetitive."
Angels and Ages: Lincoln, Darwin, and the Birth of the Modern Age, Gopnik, Adam,
Have you read this Adam Gopnik piece on Sinatra, from 2 days ago? Brilliant:
Adam Gopnik: Scott and Zelda go on inspiring new books.
Adam Gopnik on Why an Imperfect Version of Proust is a Classic in English via
"The only courage that matters is the courage the thing you want to read." - Adam Gopnik (here)
Video: “The fake taciturnity of the Hemingway inheritance.” - Adam Gopnik (here)
Adam Gopnik writes about his Frank Sinatra obsession in the
truly surprised and amazed to find myself mentioned in Adam Gopnik's fine appreciation of Mr. Sinatra :...
The Pure Artistry of Frank Sinatra - newyorker: Even The BoBby D luvs him now … how? Adam Gopnik writes:...
Adam Gopnik on Frank Sinatra "he sounds the way you would sound if you could speak the way you feel"
The Pure Artistry of Frank Sinatra - newyorker: Adam Gopnik writes: The truth is that you only get Sinatra...
Marvelous kick off to with readings from Marcello Di Cintio, Barbara Kingsolver, Adam Gopnik, Alision Pick and Ruth Reichl !
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"All legato and regrets" - a beautiful piece by Adam Gopnik on the unshakeable genius of Frank Sinatra:
Adam Gopnik re: The Pure Artistry of Frank Sinatra is the perfect accompaniment to the HBO documentary via
Now Adam Gopnik reads from his "Learning to Drive" at Iceland Writers Retreat by jckfoodgirl
Just heard most amazing sequence of readings in my life: Kingsolver, Adam Gopnik, Marcello Di Cintio, Taiye Selasi. Wow. Bang.
Good reflection on the artistry of Frank Sinatra by Adam Gopnik.
Adam Gopnik thinks Duke Ellington is an overrated hack but is a Frank Sinatra "fanatic." .
I agree w/Adam Gopnik that the apex of Frank Sinatra's art is that recording of I've Got You Under My Skin...
. "Chesterton's anti-Semitism is not incidental: it rises from the logic of his poetic position." --Adam Gopnik
Evolution and political statements of faith - nice piece by Adam Gopnik via
Adam Gopnik on evolutionary biology: “What it demands is not belief but what science always demands, and that is...
No better description of style: “facticity in a solution of fanaticism, observation at the service of obsession.” — Adam Gopnik
"Evolutionary biology is not an ideology; it just is." - Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
Mike Leigh on J.M.W. Turner, Adam Gopnik on “Charlie Hebdo,” and Learning Love from Jane Austen via
Lovely piece by Adam Gopnik on learning to drive and random relationships that become so important.
With Adam Gopnik of the New Yorker at the TPR studios. He is a great interview.
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y some very mysterious act of the Internet, I have been published alongside . . . Adam Gopnik, Colson…
Adam Gopnik signs copies of bestsellers Paris to the Moon and The Table Comes First purchased at McNay store...
"Fanaticism is always the enemy. But faith has always been the first seedbed of fanaticism". –Adam Gopnik. via & thanks .
"Big writers become a kind of shared climate." - Adam Gopnik (via writingquotes)
"Anyway, everybody burned and massacred everybody back then." Adam Gopnik on the simplification of history
Just read Adam Gopnik's saga of learning to drive in NYC. It's not that scary if you behave like a NYer: aggressively.
Only 14 tickets left for Adam Gopnik's lecture on Thursday, What Makes French Art Matter?...
(2006-10-15) The King in the Window, Gopnik, Adam, Miramax, Paperback, Very Good
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Adam Gopnik on learning to drive during middle age ... and so much more. Best article in the NYer in weeks
Heard Adam Gopnik's "The Rookie" from "Paris to the Moon" on NPR. Great stuff about writer intent/extracted meaning. :)
In this week’s issue, Adam Gopnik reviews Michel Houellebecq’s new novel:
Adam Gopnik on Darwin's rhetoric: (should be RT, but lost who I got it from, sorry)
A bit of soul nourishment for a Sunday morning. Adam Gopnik learns to drive
Charlie Winston on replay, a mug of tea, & an Adam Gopnik book to finish up this insane 16-hour day
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[Article] "How Much Really Gets Lost in Translation?" by Adam Gopnik - via
This Adam Gopnik piece on Obama, the Crusades and religious/political fanaticism is worth reading:
"It’s the polemicist who tries to use history only to plead innocent." Adam Gopnik on Obama and the Crusades
This is a *** good piece by Adam Gopnik on Houellebecq’s novel 'Submission': in the
Two Views on Speech - Adam Gopnik. . "We have to put up with insults, but we don’t have to tolerate threats."
Adam Gopnik is a surprisingly clunky writer
Free, informal seminars on the essay form, with Adam Gopnik & Adam Kirsch, More info:
Loved the Adam Gopnik piece about learning to drive in this week's
Dreamed there was a new Kanye song that contained the line 'I feel like Adam Gopnik in France'
Jeffrey Toobin, Hendrik Hertzberg, Adam Gopnik, George Packer, Simon Rich, and Andy Borowitz are all GREAT reasons to stop reading the NYer.
Jeffrey Toobin, Hendrik Hertzberg, Adam Gopnik, George Packer... the list of their writers I can't STAND is too long.
let's hope Adam Gopnik Learns To Drive is only the 1st in a series, New Yorker writers ruminating about acquiring commonplace life skills.
If Adam Gopnik really wanted readers to know his kid goes to Sarah Lawrence, it'd have been less coy & distracting to just say so.
.distinguished lecture Feb. 16 with Adam Goonick. Students, got your $5 seat?
"Instead, there's the usual human mixture of self-indictment, self-criticism, extreme resentment and hope.". - Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
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Adam Gopnik on Howard Becker's work on in-groups and out-groups. Fascinating in the context of antivaxers.
Completely freaked out that Adam Gopnik's son, the tyke in Paris to the Moon, is now 20
Have spent all afternoon on slow no. 25 busses. Lost my faith in public transport. Thank God I've got a book. Adam Gopnik, Winter. (NF)
Adam Gopnik: Defending the logic of separating insult and threat when upholding free speech rights.
Nice analysis by Adam Gopnik: Two Views on Speech via
Adam Gopnik on hate-speech laws: "There is a huge difference between an insult and a threat." via
In The Week re Adam Gopnik book, is the word "belies" properly used? Can't wait to read Middlemarch and your book. Best, L
In this week’s issue, Adam Gopnik examines the astonishing career of Howard Becker:
Brilliant Adam Gopnik-and finally a fair article 4poor deBlasio! Snowpocalypse in the White Queen’s Kingdom
Two Views on Speech via Adam Gopnik's wise thoughts on vs
Excellent insight from Adam Gopnik on free speech and hate speech. Well worth reading:. . "Once the state gets...
This Adam Gopnik piece on learning to drive as an adult is great and funny
"Houellebecq is one of those writers who cause critics to panic" - Adam Gopnik via
I recommend everyone to read the mini-story "Bread and Women" by Adam Gopnik.
Adam Gopnik's piece on learning to drive in this week's NYer is so delightful. I may be in love with Arturo.
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Two fine essays by Adam Gopnik:. 1. Learning to drive: 2. US & European ideas of free speech
"America is the world’s great island nation," writes Adam Gopnik. Strange things come to us from beyond our shores.
Interesting essay on the freedom of speech: "Two Views on Speech" by Adam Gopnik via
"We usually expand our capacities without changing our lives." Adam Gopnik learns to drive in NYC
What we learn when we learn to drive: Quite beautiful essay by Adam Gopnik.
Adam Gopnik writes on Free Speech. Two Views on Speech via
Adam Gopnik asks: Is the foke American approach to civil liberties too absolutist?
"Satire depends on comparing the crazy place we're going to with the implicitly sane place we left behind." . - Adam Gopnik, The Next Thing
Adam Gopnik - The absence of absolute rules on a subject does not mean that the only alternatives are...
Do you think Adam Gopnik learned to drive just to get a story out of it?
"Making discriminations is the business of civilization." Adam Gopnik on Two Views of free speech:
After gunmen killed 12 at a French satirical magazine, the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik explains the importance of “Charlie Hebdo.”
Adam Gopnik on how embodies the waning, and particularly French, tradition of no-holds-barred satire:
Fear and Torture - The tragic resonance, in the global war ... (Adam Gopnik / New Yorker)
Food editor Judith Jones and New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik--in conversation at the Library today on home cooking...
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What's going on? Best-selling author Adam Gopnik at Roosevelt University Get Found ->
Warren Buffett, Adam Gopnik, and others help me pay tribute to a great business writer:
"The lirerary marketplace turns profits; the community of readers makes reputations." Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker.
Loved this insight on language from Adam Gopnik! "Out Loud: Translation and Untranslatables via
Best D-Day thinking this week...Adam Gopnik on the Franco-centric view of D Day:
"Difficult men make good allies in dark times." RTAdam Gopnik on what De Gaulle won on D Day:
as long as it isn't Adam Gopnik. There- I said it.
"LOL" just turned 25. Listen to Adam Gopnik's story about learning its meaning--the hard way--from his son:
Here's an interesting idea from an Adam Gopnik article on language and translation, in the May 26 New Yorker:...
"The Englsh version is 'I done it', the French version is 'and the *** tried to stop me!' Adam Gopnik
Adam review of the Dictionary of Untranslatables is a delicious essay on and
Understood, and yet, in my world, Adam Gopnik can do no wrong.
Humorous piece by Adam Gopnik in this wks on the abstract nature of words and translation
“A grotesque euphemism is offensive exactly because we recognize perfectly well the mismatch between the word and its referent.” Adam Gopnik
Must Read Essay: Adam Gopnik on Guns, and Yes, They Do Kill. - I don’t think I’ve ever been as heartbroken...
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"...skepticism has no need to be hysterical." Adam Gopnik on Hume. (Tell that to the fervent acolytes of Richard Dawkins.)
The two sick burns above are from David Bentley Hart's article responding to Adam Gopnik, here:
How much really gets lost in translation?- BY ADAM GOPNIK
At -- Finishing up 'Paris to the Moon' by Adam Gopnik. How many books about can I read?
Very proud of my friend, Adam Gopnik, for speaking the plain truth. …
Adam Gopnik of the New Yorker on soccer and hockey stereotypes
Sometimes I think I should have been a linguist | Adam Gopnik: How much really gets lost in translation?
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"We are not captives of our tongues, but we are citizens of our languages" . Word Magic by Adam Gopnik
Adam Gopnik on continental philosophy. "A truly untranslatable word may be the sign of an unsustainable concept". Take that Dasein
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