Side note: apologies for not posting in several weeks. I decided to take a public speaking class this summer at a local community college for fun (I’m crazy, I know), and it really slowed my roll reading-wise. 600 more words
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The book club I am part of (The Bookies) have had a fun exchange that we have taken part in for the past three years. I recently posted… 375 more words
THIS BOOK MADE ME SAD!
It was really good, though. Challenging, but good.
The stroke of genius in Sarah Bakewell’s book about Montaigne is that she framed his biography as a guide to life. You could justify this as a way to appeal to a distracted 21st Century audience otherwise highly unlikely to read about a sixteenth century French essayist, but she makes that entirely unnecessary. 1,478 more words