Interesting Things to Read

Why I Still Write Poetry by Charles Simic, New York Review of Books.

The New Communism: Resurrecting the Utopian Delusion by Alan Johnson, World Affairs.

Archive of Hemingway’s Newspaper Reporting Reveals Novelist in the Making by Kate Rix, Open Culture (with several fascinating links to intriguing primary texts).

Short Cuts (or, as @sarahemilyduff put it: what Aristotle and a goat in a suit have to do with the assassination of JFK) by Christian Lorentzen, London Review of Books.