It was a while ago now, I think, time slips faster and faster sometimes, and I have a greater tendency to forget things (see also: The Great Forgetting). In any case, I was a younger man, and still teaching back then. And it was a funny sort of coincidence that a student of mine would give me a book that was about a man who was looking for a teacher, and, in turn, more so really, about a teacher who was looking for a student—in order to save the world.
Thinking of getting wacky on the weekend? Eager to make the rounds at your favourite cocktail bar? Planning on taking a book with you? Then allow us to recommend the perfect literary and cocktail pairing.
ON THE NOSE, IN THE KNOW & OTHER NEWS
We look at what it takes to get the Metropolitan Museum of Art to usher their collection Down Under; what Alice Neel has to say about nudes; and the book recommendation that could literally change the world (we speculate).
We look at the titles recommended by artists featured throughout Golem Quarterly Review. From Donna Tartt to Hermann Hesse, here is a list of book recommendations for your week.
10 June, 2021
Gastronomique’s culinary learning seems almost infinite in scale. But importantly, these are not flavourless Wikipedia-like entries we encounter—the text is drenched in a baroque, snooty panache.
26 May, 2021
3 March, 2021
13 January, 2021
NON FICTION | MUSIC
Johan von Huff examines a “monstrous batch of songs” that make up the punter anthems.
6 December, 2020
GOLEM ON EXCURSION
27 November, 2020
Today, we head over to the Strasbourg where a great hubbub rises.
8 November, 2020
20 October, 2020
In this article, art meets architecture and goes on a double-date with transport and industry. It’s a match made in railway heaven.
25 September, 2020
It’s no easy feat asking someone to sit still while you paint their portrait—like it’s the 1800s or something.
21 September, 2020
Come for the food, stay for the discourse. Four our first installment of Gastronomical Politix, we head to the Basque Country.
17 September, 2020
Calling all birdwatchers! Grab your binoculars and head to the Art Gallery of New South Wales for a Brett Whiteley exhibit.
9 September, 2020
We were sitting around the big table at Bar SK, when the booze began to take hold of the night.
10 September, 2020
DO NOT DELAY
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