Daily Archives: March 26, 2020

Comrade Britney, Or The Subtle Problems Of Envy

One of the more ridiculous news stories yesterday was that Britney Spears, noted singer, declared an interest in the redistribution of wealth.  This statement prompted a wide variety of socialists to cheer on that she had expressed a commitment to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays (George Orwell)

Essays, by George Orwell This book is nearly 1400 pages long and contains a variety of essays collected over the career of George Orwell, including book reviews, political editorials, and various miscellaneous writings, some of which are fragmentary.  Whether or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays One

Essays One, by Lydia Davis There is always something intriguing about reading the essays of someone whose other works one is entirely unfamiliar with.  Since one comes in with no expectations, one is free to examine the author’s small works … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays (Francis Bacon)

Essays, by Francis Bacon As a frequent writer of essays I also enjoy reading the essays of others.  Indeed, this book and the approach that Francis Bacon takes in his essays is not so different from my own blogs.  Whether … Continue reading

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