David Denby discusses works of literature that influenced his thinking as a child and as a teenager. Looking back, these books transformed the reader he is.
Answering the question whethera humanities moment looks different across generations, David Denby shares an example of such moment he and his son experienced together at the Art Institute of Chicago.
David Denby discusses hearing Herbert von Karajan conducting a performance of Mahler’s 9th Symphony - a moment which made him realize the power of music as a universal language.
Have we lost the metaphysical? And how do we regain it?