George Steiner

Fauci

The “Collateral Damage” of the Lockdown

Now that the COVID-19 lockdown is finally lifting (at least in America)—now that we can look back on a chaotic year and assess policy decisions that were often made hastily, with inadequate information— what lessons can we learn? Those lessons will be important to learn because although we can hope and pray that the worst [...]

A Movie About the “Father-Son Business”

To my eye, nothing is more powerful in films than the depiction of the love parents have for their children.  Sometimes this love pops up in unexpected cinematic places. Unable to sleep this morning, still jet-lagged from my trip to the Holy Land, I watched what many consider to be Wim Wender's masterpiece, "Paris, Texas."  [...]

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