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All else be damned

Adrian Johnston, the author of “Infinite greed”, is a professor of philosophy and his books and articles on Źiźek are essential reading but with long and sometimes abstruse sentences, they are not for the fainthearted.   Sean Sheehan   This book, about ‘the inhuman selfishness of capital’, is written in […]

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Literary realism

Terry Eagleton is a literary critic you can trust. He has read everything, his judgements are invariably sound and his humour is the icing on the cake.   Sean Sheehan   The subject matter of “The real thing” is fiction, mostly novels that come broadly under the umbrella of literary […]

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Fashion for everyone

Milan, the capital of European fashion, is the city where Daniele Tamagni was born in 1975. “Style is life”, a celebration of his off-the-catwalk fashion photograpohy, is dazzlingly eye-catching.   Sean Sheehan   In Kami, a tungsten mining village in the mountains Bolivia, Tamagni saw grinding poverty up close when […]