Goalkeepers—as 20th-century existentialists knew—provide football’s paradigm for action in the face of uncertainty.
Tag: "Vladimir Nabokov"
For Aleksandar Hemon, the Bosnian-born writer, lack of soccer means spiritual death. With interview »
Why has a 1937 alignment of literary stars not featured in Vienna in the European Championship’s cultural program? Vladimir Nabokov lectures in a Parisian literary salon and espies James Joyce “sitting, arms folded and glasses glinting, in the midst of the Hungarian football team.”