Daily Archives: December 17, 2019

Being Self-Aware About Virtue Signalling

In his fantastic book Vision Of The Anointed, noted economist and political thinker Thomas Sowell commented that all left-wing causes end up in some kind of virtue signalling by which generally immoral leftists nevertheless continually seek to present themselves as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Russian Girl

The Russian Girl, by Kingsley Amis This book finds Kingsley Amis deep in his late-career misogyny, filled with a dark and sometimes cruel wit about people who range from slightly sympathetic to deeply and hauntingly odd.  That is not to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim, by Kingsley Amis This novel is what got the author famous, and if it is not quite as good a novel as one would hope, there are certainly plenty of reasons why it is a famous one.  In … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Alteration

The Alteration, by Kinglsey Amis It took me a while to get the point of this book.  At least as I read it, there are more than one way to take the title of this book, and the first of … Continue reading

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