James Austin

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Listening to Silence

I arrived at the advanced screening for Martin Scorsese’s new film, <i>Silence</i>, in the worst possible frame of mind. For one thing, I was running late …

Paris Review - Annie Proulx, The Art of Fiction No. 199

Interviewed by Christopher Cox<p>Issue 188, Spring 2009<p>Annie Proulx in 2008.<p>"It isn’t easy to get here,” Annie Proulx e-mailed from Bird Cloud, her six-hundred-forty-acre Wyoming ranch. In case that was too subtle a warning, she added, “I loathe interviews and getting me to sit still for a whole day …

Literature

Chomsky, Wolfe and me

I took on Noam Chomsky’s ideas about language and unleashed a decade of debate and ridicule. But is my argument wrong?<i>By Daniel Everett</i>Read at Aeon

Linguistics

The Truth of Scorsese’s Faithless Characters

In an interview with CT, ‘Silence’ director reveals why he is drawn to ‘wretches.’ I’ve heard a lot of sermons. And thus I’ve heard a lot of …

Presbyterian Church

Grace Enough

Brendan Busse