Having a year to keep up with studies and working in a bookshop = a very book heavy life. So I thought I’d rejuvenate the blog with a quick post about what I’ve been reading recently. 1,488 more words
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Andreas Mertin reviews A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole.
Let’s be honest, the world is in a pretty devastating state. It lacks the theology and geometry that it had before and has been suffering decline ever since, and those wiser than us know what is to blame: the imposition of the so called “Enlightenment”. 466 more words
So here I am in Memphis, and I did not find Tournier. No “Midnight Love Feast”, nor any of his other books – but, more surprisingly, no “Confederacy of Dunces” 400 more words
The always entertaining, provocative, scathing, analytical, cultured and funny Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the quote below worthy of John Kennedy Toole:
I was flaneuring in New York, and I dropped by the office of a friend I wanted to prevent from working, that is, engage in an activity that when abused, causes the loss of mental clarity, in addition to bad posture and loss of definition in the facial features.