November 26, 2016

November Static

By Cody Walker

In one of my classes a few weeks ago, we were reading Milan Kundera’s The Book of Laughter and Forgetting. About a third of the way through the novel, Kundera […]

October 16, 2013

Kundera and the Debt Ceiling

By Cody Walker

This evening, as the House Republicans again failed to offer a bill that would reopen the government and extend the Treasury’s debt limit, I found myself turning to Milan Kundera […]

June 10, 2010

The Sixth Memo

By Cody Walker

I’ve glanced in the direction of Italo Calvino’s Six Memos for the Next Millennium from time to time during my year-plus of writing these posts, but I’ve never, until now, […]