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Clive James, the great cultural critic diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, revisits a lifetime of reading in his latest, and perhaps last book: “If you don’t know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do.”

The Divine Comedy
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We talk with Clive James, translator and cultural critic, about tackling Dante's masterpiece. "Dante," writes James, "was the first to put the scientific attitude into art."

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