Christopher Holden is currently pursuing a masters in library science at UNC-Chapel Hill. He also acts as an adjunct instructor for Florida State University, teaching courses on the history of humanities and American film.
Sunday, May 20 2012
A revised edition of Randall's history of Radiohead provides an excellent summary of the band's genesis in Oxford, but provides diminishing returns when it comes to examining the quintet's most recent releases.
Tuesday, March 20 2012
Reading this is less like attending an academic conference and more like stumbling into a science-fiction message board populated by freshman philosophy major wannabes with one semester and 50 pages of Nietzsche under their belts.
Thursday, February 16 2012
Scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks takes the time to revisit some old favorites, questioning the benefits and changes in perspective that come from rereading a text.
Tuesday, December 13 2011
In this year-end anthology, guest editor Alex Ross does his best to unify the disparate strands of the music scene in 2011.
Thursday, October 20 2011
The esteemed political scientist's latest book provides a thought-provoking look at the political history of past civilizations, and is sure to offer plenty of fodder for conversations about the present.