Daily Archives: September 7, 2020

Future Negative Nostalgia

One of the most fascinating asymmetries that exists in the lives of human beings is the asymmetry between looking forward and looking back. As imperfect as our memories are, whether speaking individually or collectively, they are nonetheless far better than … Continue reading

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Book Review: Apocalypse 1692

Apocalypse 1692: Empire, Slavery, And The Great Port Royal Earthquake, by Ben Hughes Sometimes in order to write a book about something, you need to make the issue a bigger one and complicate it so that there is enough material … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atar Gull

Atar Gull, by Fabien Nury and Bruno This is an interesting graphic novel, one that deals thoughtfully with the issue of slavery. Admittedly, this book tells the sort of lurid tale that would be very easily made into an anime … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tacky’s Revolt

Tacky’s Revolt: The Story Of An Atlantic Slave War, by Vincent Brown This is a book which could be a lot better than it is, and the faults of this book are entirely the result of an author is working … Continue reading

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