Alan Jacobs

Posts tagged “Walker Percy”

My Beef with Stoicism

If you haven’t read Rod’s post on Binx Bolling’s Aunt Emily, please …

Posted July 9th, 2013

David Foster Wallace and the Problem of Reentry

In his biography of David Foster Wallace, D. T. Max quotes a …

Posted December 11th, 2012

Ranking the Writers

At his wonderful Paleofuture blog, Matt Novak explains that “In 1936, a …

Posted November 26th, 2012

Lamentation for Tom Wolfe

A young Tom Wolfe in New York, via Time   A number …

Posted November 23rd, 2012