November 28, 2011
LET US NOT "SOUR ON THE IDEA OF THE LITERARY LIFE"
Adam Kirsch, Why Trilling Matters (New Haven & London: Yale U. Press, 2011) (From the bookjacket: Why Trilling Matters is more than a study of Trilling's work: Kirsch argues that, at a time when serious readers are fearful about the decline of literature, reading, even the book itself, Trilling has more to teach us than ever before.").