May 17 2016

5 Things to Read for Tuesday

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5 Things to Read for Tuesday

From the looks of these first three links, it appears the New York Review of Books is celebrating things Italia this month:

  1. Andrew Butterfield writes on some Botticelli exhibits in Berlin: “Botticelli: Love, Wisdom, Terror,” May 26, 2016.
  2. Tim Parks writes on “How Italy Improved My English,” May 10, 2016.
  3. Matt Donovan discovers that tourists used to climb the Pantheon in “Climbing the Eye of God,” May 13, 2016.
  4. Sam Jordison of The Guardian writes about Delillo’s work, both old and new, in “White Noise is an outsider’s look inside small-town Americana,” May 17, 2016.
  5. Sarah Boxer of The Atlantic has an article “Reading Proust on My Cellphone,” June 2016.