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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Sarah Roger

Sarah Roger, a native Torontonian, is a lecturer at the University of Oxford and a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Her doctoral dissertation was on Kafka’s influence on Borges.

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Sarah Roger

A Top Hat with Tales

A novel that folds four iconic authors into an ingenious plot September 2013
In the essay “Kafka and His Precursors,” Jorge Luis Borges shows how reading an author’s work can reveal qualities that are concealed in the writing of previous authors. He argues that influence is determined by the order in which readers read texts, rather than the order in which they were written—a view he demonstrates by pointing out ideas in Zeno of…