Posts Tagged: Tony Judt

Vocabulary Lessons in Bucharest


I felt unhinged in my moments of isolation, and frustrated in my muteness. ...more

Word of the Day: Agastopia


(n.); admiration of a particular part of the body

ALS constitutes progressive imprisonment without parole. First you lose the use of a digit or two; then a limb; then and almost inevitably, all four.

—Tony Judt, Night

The human body is beautiful; this has been an accepted truth throughout the ages and can be observed everywhere in art, literature, science, and even in daily discussion.