Category Archive: Charles Simic

The Naive and Hopeful Me

Yesterday, I shared with a class the Charles Simic article from The New York Review of Books that set me off so a few days ago. These particular students are enrolled in an… Continue reading

Ages of Ignorance

Dear Charles Simic, I’ve just read your piece “Age of Ignorance” in The New York Review of Books. My wife says it sounds a lot like me–arrogant, that is. She’s right. And I… Continue reading