Huck Finn

scrittori e scritture; libri e riviste; racconti e raccontati


Atlantic Unbound | Interviews | 2003.03.20
In The Two Faces of Islam the journalist Stephen Schwartz argues that in order to appreciate the pluralist, tolerant side of Islam, we must confront its ugly, extremist side

The Atlantic | April 2003 | A Tale of Two Colonies | Kaplan
Our correspondent travels to Yemen and Eritrea, and finds that the war on terrorism is forcing U.S. involvement with the one country's tribal turbulence and the other's obsessive fear of chaos


The Globe and Mail
Toronto festival will explore the symbiotic relationship between madness and creativity, MICHAEL POSNER writes

Saturday, March 22, 2003

TORONTO -- Charles Dickens fought recurrent bouts of depression with hyperactivity. Hemingway, Sylvia Plath and Virginia Woolf took their own lives. Dylan Thomas drank himself into an early grave. Percy Bysshe Shelley suffered from recurring nightmares and hallucination and died at 30. William Blake heard voices.
All artistic geniuses, definitely. All more or less mad.