Remainders, closing up shop edition

  • There may be a God, after all: A.L. Kennedy sounds off twice in one day.

    Always wanted to live in a country people flee for fear of religious persecution? Then congratulations, we finally made it. Great news for me, of course — writers get hit just after the minorities, so I can look forward to massively increased sales, especially if they’re posthumous, and a whole bunch of cheery postcards from Amnesty International.

    (Prior Kennedy diatribe here.)

  • Scott McLemee takes note of the beautiful symmetry to the condescension that flows between journalists and academics.

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