“An astrologer” is, in fact, the Oxford English Dictionary’s second definition of ‘mathematician.’
According to a 2015 sociological study in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the median salary of economics teachers in 2012 increased to $103,000—nearly $30,000 more than sociologists. For the top 10 per cent of...
Even for major biennale commissions such as Venice, artists will often only earn around £500 for a show that might takes months to prepare.
Since 2005, the number of nightclubs in the UK has fallen from 3,144 to 1,733 and there are now only 88 live music venues left in London.
After Yale, he spent six months in Paris, sitting in on classes with Roland Barthes and Jacques Derrida, whose abstruse and fashionable discours would become required reading for a generation of American graduate students....
To Klein, the cigarette is an intimacy between strangers and a formality between friends
My sympathies for the Venezuelan revolutionists commit only myself, while if Jean-Paul Sartre the Nobel laureate champions the Venezuelan resistance, he also commits the entire Nobel Prize as an institution.
A writer who adopts political, social, or literary positions must act only with the means that are his own—that is, the written word. All the honors he may receive expose his readers to a pressure I do not consider desirable.
Gardner Dozois, the science fiction editor, once said that the job of a science fiction writer is to consider the car and the movie theatre and invent the drive-in and then go on to predict the sexual revolution. But what he...
Dutch cartoonist Willem, who has lived in France since 1968 and remains a mainmast of Charlie Hebdo, stopped attending editorial meetings when they stopped serving charcuterie and wine, a decision that probably saved his life.