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IT must be a dull dog who has never wondered what it's all about — life. I mean. It is all so very difficult and complicated, and always ends in osteoarthritis. In the circumstances, it is almost...Read more
What is the purpose of life? Is push-penny really as good as poetry. as Bentham contends? Surely there can have been few of us who have not sometimes wondered whether all our frantic activity —...Read more
In the sack with Sartre Taki Gstaad Mind you, for the father of existential - ism to be lousy in the sack is pretty ridiculous. As Joseph Moncure March wrote in his sexy jazz poem, The Ty, Lid...Read more
Salley Vickers THE STORY OF MY FATHER by Sue Miller Bloomsbury, £12.99, pp. 173, ISBN 0747565198 A nyone who has Alzheimer's in their family will be familiar with the mixture of apprehension and...Read more
Time to kick the craving for private happiness CHARLES MOORE Love in a palace is perhaps at last More grievous torment than a hermit's fast: h at is Keats's view, and it may well be true. But...Read more
after another disastrous American book tour. Difficult to pick the most abject humiliation. Dallas, where just one person showed up for the event? Boston, where it was twice that number, but one of...Read more
Suddenly, it's quite normal for Britons to have it means for our souls as well as our bodies IF THE American dream has a face, it ought to be that of Mrs Jocelyn Wilden- stein. She is the wife of...Read more