Novels

Mourning a Lost Culture

When we are grieving, is it a good idea or a bad idea to engage with art that takes grief to be its subject? Does this help us to cope, or does it rip out whatever stitches we have managed to sew in while we try to bear an unbearable loss?

Review of Iris Murdoch's The Nice and the Good

This is a review of Iris Murdoch's novel, The Nice and the Good (1968).