Joseph Epstein

Dave Clark

Making a Spectacles of Myself

Joseph Epstein sees himself through four eyes.

Jun 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN
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‘Next to [Proust] all the other works we know seem to be no more than novellas.’

An Uncommon Reader

Erich Auerbach and the understanding of literature.

Jun 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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David Clegg

Don’t Close Your Eyes, Unionize

From ‘student-athletes’ to ‘worker-athletes’?

Apr 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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David Clark

Hold the Gluten

Joseph Epstein, gluten-free.

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Dave Clegg

A Condition in Need of a Label

Joseph Epstein coins a condition

Dec 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Red Smith at ringside, Ali-Liston fight, Lewiston, Maine, 1965

Master of the Games

The shrewd eye, and elegant prose, of Red Smith.

Oct 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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David Clark

Toting a Dumb Phone

Joseph Epstein on the wisdom of the dumb phone.

Sep 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Sam Levenson, Jack Benny, George S. Kaufman, Clifton Fadiman, 1952

You Could Die Laughing

What is the humor in Jewish jokes?

Aug 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Portnoy’s Children

Portnoy’s Children

A famous/notorious novel yields its progeny.

Aug 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Go Google Yourself

Go Google Yourself

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Audio-Dismal Aids

Audio-Dismal Aids

Joseph Epstein, PowerPointless

Apr 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 29 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Saul Steinberg drawing Jean-Paul Sartre, 1946

Man With a Line

The gimlet eye of Saul Steinberg.

Mar 11, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 25 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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Bye, Bye, High Five

Bye, Bye, High Five

Joseph Epstein, handshake man

Sep 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 02 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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