• T.S. Eliot Proves Your High School English Teacher Wrong On the eve of another face-freezing snowstorm, we literarians on the East Coast have nothing better to do than argue the merits of a rye versus bourbon Manhattan (trying one of each, probably, to know which tastes better), and revel in the lovely letters of T.S. Eliot, particularly a passage in which he modestly compares […] Literary Man 0 Comments January 3, 2018
  • President Obama Analyzes The Waste Land So, this is very interesting. Vanity Fair’s excerpt of an upcoming Obama book has some letters Obama wrote to one of his girlfriends in college. ABC’s excerpted a few of the letters and provided some academic sources who chime in on the merits of Obama’s analysis. Here’s what Obama wrote to his girlfriend: I haven’t […] Literary Man 0 Comments May 8, 2012