Monthly Archive: March, 2012

CCLaP Fridays: Isaac: a modern fable, by Ivan Goldman

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Karl Wolff reviews “Isaac: a modern fable,” by Ivan G. Goldman, in which Lenny, really the Isaac from the Bible, works security for a LA movie mogul and meets Ruth, a struggling academic with an equally troubled past. In this telling, the Biblical Isaac was granted eternal life and youth. He witnesses mankind’s foibles across the centuries, so long as he doesn’t fall in love or land in jail, because then they would discover he’s not like other men.

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Mondays with the Supremes: Part I: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

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I begin a limited-run series where I review three books about the Supreme Court of the United States, exploring its historical and ideological conflicts, and the transformations it wrought upon law and society.

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CCLaP Fridays: Being Human (BBC series)

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Check out my themed essay over at CCLaP.  I write about the BBC series Being Human, the inspiration for my essay series entitled “On Being Human.”

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