First Links—7.29.15

A Letter to My African-American Daughter, and a Response to Ta-Nehisi CoatesDavid French, National ReviewWhy Read Christopher Lasch?Matthew Harwood, The American ConservativeUnderworld: How the . . . . Continue Reading »

Failed Poets

Roberto Bolaño neatly captures the spirit of The Savage Detectives in an establishing scene early in the book. Seventeen-year-old Juan García Madero is the beneficiary of an unexpected sexual favor . . . . Continue Reading »