The opening round of the Tournament of Books begins tomorrow.
Michael Bloomberg, in a Bloomberg column, has ruled out a run for President, for fear of aiding the candidacy of Ted Cruz or Donald Trump: “I have known Mr. Trump casually for many years, and we have always been on friendly terms. I even agreed to appear on ‘The Apprentice’—twice. But he has run the most divisive and demagogic presidential campaign I can remember, preying on people’s prejudices and fears.”
Personal letters from a recently unsealed archive offer new insight into the life of the novelist Doris Lessing.
Staff at Verso and New Left Review compiled a reading list for International Women’s Day that includes everyone from Angela Y. Davis to Virginie Despentes to Audre Lorde to Claude Cahun.