Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
November 26, 2008
A new book considers how the brain responds to information overload. Scott McLemee thinks it's more than a distraction.
November 19, 2008
A new book reflects on the writer as migrant. Scott McLemee tracks it down.
November 12, 2008
The late John Leonard was a one-man cultural-studies symposium. Scott McLemee reminisces...
November 5, 2008
What should the president-elect study between now and the inauguration? Scott McLemee presents a reading list.
October 29, 2008
Why, after 30 years of deregulation, is the state bigger than ever? Scott McLemee checks out a new book on the paradox.
October 22, 2008
Students with more cash than brains know how to get their term papers written fast. Scott McLemee looks under a rock....
October 15, 2008
Is digital shorthand the end of literacy? Scott McLemee listens to a linguist.
October 8, 2008
Is U.S. literature too insular and media-crazed to merit notice by the Swedish Academy? Scott McLemee asks around.
October 1, 2008
Bernard-Henri Lévy has become an American media superstar. Scott McLemee thinks his fifteen minutes are about up.
September 24, 2008
A new book looks at the dumbing-down of American politics. Scott McLemee is surprised it's in one volume.

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