A Tipping Point

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These days, a trade nonfiction title that manages to sell probably does so by trafficking in broad questions and big ideas, often explored through pop science or panacea:

From William Carlos Williams’ notion of “no ideas but in things”, we’re moving towards “no things but in ideas”.

But Sam Leith sees a ray of hope in university presses.


Roxie Pell is a student at Wesleyan University, where she writes for Wesleying and The Argus and tweets hilarious nuggets of pure wisdom @jonathnfranzen. More from this author →