24 Following


Currently reading

The Lonely Sea: Collected Short Stories
Alistair MacLean
Her Benny
Silas K. Hocking
Vedere din Parfumerie
Silvia Kerim
Mysticism and Logic (Western Philosophy)
Bertrand Russell
The Analects of Confucious
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking
William James
Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Unsettling, Witty Answers to Questions You Never Thought You Wanted to Ask
New Scientists Books Staff, New Scientist
Mutual Aid
Pyotr Kropotkin
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
Olivia Fraser, William Dalrymple
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Awakening

The Awakening - Kate Chopin This book is so short and over-simplified that I read it twice and it saved my life. Knowing it would appear as a question on a final exam, I zeroed in on its fatal flaw, as metaphor for the fatal turn studies in the humanities had taken at universities. Weeks later, my professor tried to shake my hand at graduation, even though I hadn't done most of the papers he'd assigned.