Czeslaw Milosz
Uncaptive Minds
A Letter Discovered, an Admonishment Delayed

After defecting from Poland, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Czeslaw Milosz found himself at Berkeley—an opponent of communism, but distrusting both conservatism and the counterculture. A newly discovered letter from the period, written to James Burnham, resonates today for its wise skepticism of ideological certainties.

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