Tag Archives: Pride and Prejudice

David Cornwell, George Smiley and Alec Guinness

A few days ago my cousin Ben Wittes devoted his podcast, In Lieu of Fun, to John le Carré, whose real name was David Cornwell. Ben and his podner, Kate Klonick, had as their guest Pete Strzok; this was a certifiably … Continue reading

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Expectations for the election and what happens now

The results of the presidential election were deeply satisfying. But it was a grievous disappointment that so many people, despite the last four years of rolling catastrophes, still voted to roll on. Moreover, the Senate. It’s hard to swallow how … Continue reading

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