The Culture Gabfest, Monopoly Edition
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Updated Thursday, July 31, 2008, at 10:59 AM
Also in Slate,Jack Shafer's takedown of the overly generous eulogizing of Rauschenberg in the press
The New Republic's Jed Perl's dislike of Rauschenberg's work
Barack Obama's revelation of his affinity for Philip Roth to the Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg
The Culture Gabfest weekly endorsements:
Dana's pick: Eric Asimov's eulogy in the New York Times of the Mei Lai Wah Coffee House in New York's Chinatown
Stephen's Pick: John Seymour's great achievement in garden writing, The Guide to Self -Sufficiency
Posted by Matt Leiber on May 21 at 6:31 p.m.
May 7, 2008
Stephen Metcalf is Slate's critic at large. He is working on a book about the 1980s.
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