Daily Archives: November 23, 2020

The Korinthidon Pre-Cognition Team: Part Two

Meanwhile, on the island of Maddon, there was an upset tea plantation owner. In his own eyes, he was doing everything he could do to grow tea to sell for the imperial capital market. This should not, in theory, be … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ideal Of Culture

The Ideal Of Culture: Essays, by Joseph Epstein I must admit that I did not know anything about the author before reading this book. Sometimes that can be dangerous, but in this case the result of reading this book was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Writer And The World

The Writer And The World, by V.S. Naipaul This is not a bad collection of essays. To be sure, this book is not as good as it thinks it is, but this a common problem. Naipaul as a writer is … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Be Alone

How To Be Alone: Essays, by Jonathan Franzen One of the reasons why so much of contemporary fiction is metafictional, not that this is necessarily a bad thing, is that so many writers of fiction are so heavily consumed with … Continue reading

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