Tim Parks

2 articles

The Limits of Satire

What does satire do? What should we expect of it? Is it crucial to Western culture that we be free to produce it?


The Moralist

On the strange ethics of Stieg Larsson’s Millenium trilogy:

What matters instead is the division of the world into good and evil, a division that begins with splitting sex into positive and negative experiences, then ripples out from that in fascinating ways.