Alison Garwood Jones

Is the internet making you sick?

Originally published in January 2010 in Blog

An article published earlier this month in the New Scientist is claiming that a high-information diet is bad for your health. “No one ever tells you how dangerous this stuff can be,” says the author, “they just go on pumping it out, hour after hour, day after day [and we’re all] consuming it without a […]

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Fiction and human nature

Originally published in January 2010 in Blog

There’s a reason why Shakespeare feels completely fresh the further we move away from his time, and why the spine is cracked on almost every page of a book by Alice Munro and Philip Roth, at least in my collection. I don’t see that sort of wear and tear on the covers of my Erich […]

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