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George Scialabba
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George Scialabba, a contributing editor of AGNI, is the author of six essay collections: Slouching toward Utopia (2018), Low Dishonest Decades: Essays and Reviews 2980–2015 (2016), For the Republic (2013), The Modern Predicament (2011), and What Are Intellectuals Good For?(2009), all from Pressed Wafer, and The Divided Mind _(2006) from Arrowsmith Press. James Wood chose The Modern Predicament for The New Yorker’s roundup of the best books of the year. Scialabba is also a past winner of the Nona Balakian Excellence in Reviewing award from the National Book Critics Circle. His work is archived at georgescialabba.net. (updated 10/2018)

Scialabba’s What Are Intellectuals Good For? was reviewed in AGNI Online by Mark Oppenheimer.

AGNI has published the following work:

Essays
Wistful Thinking about the Political Weeklies
AGNI 41 Print Only
Essays
The Sealed Envelope
AGNI 39 Print Only
Reviews
Critical Imperialism
AGNI 38 Print Only
Reviews
“No, in thunder!”: Christopher Lasch and the Spirit of the Age
Print Only
Essays
Inside the Cave
AGNI 29 and 30 Print Only
Essays
Demos and Sophia: Not a Love Story
AGNI 27 Print Only
Essays
An Honest Believer
AGNI 26 Print Only
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