A new book looks at media bias in coverage of women running for president. Scott McLemee considers the talking points.
Bleary from academic gabfests, drugged with prescription narcotics... Scott McLemee wonders how Hunter S. Thompson ever managed.
The executive editor of MIT Press has been at his post for three decades. Scott McLemee checks in with a patriarch of academic publishing.
A new collection documents the American policy of cruel and inhumane "non-torture." Scott McLemee takes a look.
An unfilmable novel about literary life hits the cineplex. Scott McLemee interviews the author.
What are the best academic blogs you've never heard of? Scott McLemee beats the bushes for leads
Al Qaeda's strategists have a battle plan. Scott McLemee wants to duck and cover....
A mainstream newspaper covering academic books regularly? Scott McLemee looks into it.
The oral historian Studs Terkel now tells his life's story. Scott McLemee listens to a puzzling silence in the tale.
Word got around some months ago that a French psychoanalyst had published a guide to talking about books without reading them. After seeing a few blog conversations on this development, news that the volume would be translated into English seemed anticlimactic -- redundant, even.
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