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All the Rage

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Enlightenment, architecture, and a few Irish favorites

By Stephanie Bastek

March 17, 2017


 

Pankaj Mishra goes back to the Enlightenment to explain our age of anger; Ronald Rael imagines how architecture might dismantle a wall rather than construct it; and our editors offer up their favorite tales from the Emerald Isle. Sláinte!



Episode extras:

• Our St. Patrick’s Day Reading list
• An excerpt from Pankaj Mishra’s new book, Age of Anger in The Guardian
• Martha McPhee on Edna O’Brien


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Stephanie Bastek is the associate editor of the Scholar and the producer/host of the Smarty Pants podcast.


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