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George Orwell says:

“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.”

Smith, "Weird John Brown"

This November, Stanford University Press will release “Weird John Brown: Divine Violence and the Limits of Ethics” by Ted A. Smith (Emory University).  The publisher’s description follows: 166 more words

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Quicksilver, by Neal Stephenson

Volume One of the Baroque Cycle (2003). This is an amazing, literate, and intelligent historical novel. It is literate because of its style, even occasional poetic passages, and because of its concerns with the philosophy and morality of its time. 1,455 more words

Historical Novel

Harding, "Charity Law and the Liberal State"

This October, Cambridge University Press will release “Charity Law and the Liberal State” by Matthew Harding (University of Melbourne).  The publisher’s description follows: 101 more words

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Jack London says:

“I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.”