George Scialabba Seminar

by Henry on July 9, 2009

We’ll soon be having a Crooked Timber seminar on George Scialabba’s wonderful book, “What Are Intellectuals Good For?” (“Powells”:http://www.powells.com/s?kw=Scialabba%20intellectuals%20good%20for&PID=29956, “Amazon”:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0978515668?ie=UTF8&tag=henryfarrell-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=0978515668). I really commend this book to CT readers – if you like the kinds of things that we talk about, you will almost certainly like this book. And if you read it, you will be You can also hear George “in conversation”:http://www.radioopensource.org/george-scialabba-the-untethered-untenured-mind/ on Chris Lydon’s Radio Open Source – his ability to speak in clear, beautifully articulated paragraphs is both frightening and awe-inspiring to the likes of myself (whose ability to respond to questions on the fly is … not quite as impressive).