Monthly Digest: October 2017

How has this relationship changed over the past several decades? PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS

Monthly Digest: October 2017
In September LARB   featured   a number of pieces that examine, from various angles, the role of intellectuals and artists in public life. — LARB Editorial

Where’s the Great “Climate Change Novel”? What responsibility do cultural workers have toward the public? Should the public support the work of artists and intellectuals, whether or not it benefits from them directly? A Conversation with Amitav Ghosh
Steve Paulson – September 22, 2017
Steve Paulson interviews author Amitav Ghosh on contemporary fiction’s failure to grapple with climate change….