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Author: Michael Eskin

An award-winning philosopher, author, translator, literary critic, and publisher, Michael Eskin has taught at the University of Cambridge and Columbia University. His essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in The New Yorker, TLS, and World Literature Today, among other venues. His books include: PHILOSOPHICAL TRUFFLES, Ethics and Dialogue in the Works of Levinas, Bakhtin, Mandelshtam, and Celan; Poetic Affairs: Celan, Grünbein, Brodsky; THE DNA OF PREJUDICE; YOGA FOR THE MIND; and THE WISDOM OF PARENTHOOD. He has been a frequent guest on radio programs and lectured regularly on cultural, philosophical, and literary subjects across the US and Europe—as a guest of, PEN, the United States Consulate General, Germany, The Federation of German-American Clubs, and Limmud, an international organization fostering cross-cultural Jewish education, among others. He lives in New York City.

The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
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The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many

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Nonfiction. Philosophy. Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. "Sedulously argued, this thoughtful book attempts nothing less than a revalorization of prejudice—its meaning, the way it manifests itself, and its effect...

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Philosophical Truffles
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Philosophical Truffles

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Literary Nonfiction. Essay. Philosophy. Personal Growth. Spirituality. A sheer delight to read and think along with, these aphorisms and philosophical miniatures will astound, enliven, and inspire anyone ready and willing to risk a fresh, unflinchin...

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The Wisdom of Parenthood: An Essay
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The Wisdom of Parenthood: An Essay

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Nonfiction. Parenting. Philosophy. Inspiration. Spirituality. If parenthood were a function of biology, adoptive parents, for instance, ought not to be considered parents—which is absurd. Thus, it follows that biology cannot be an essential componen...

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