The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

Pity and war histories

The Times Literary Supplement
Pity and war histories

A noteworthy essay on the difficulties of writing about cruelty.

Published in Weekly Filet #46, in August 2014.

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