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The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip & Carol Zaleski

The first thing that will strike you about this book is how well-written it is: the words are well-chosen, well-ordered, the organization is well thought-out, the difficult job of tracing four lives, interacting with the literary production of each, weighing their merit, evaluating the evidence and pronouncing on relationships and motives, all are well-done. 697 more words


In For a Penny: No One is Bulletproof

Charles Lewis III on backlash and sacred cows.

“As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us bear with each others’ faults.” 754 more words

In For A Penny

CharlesAndHisTypewriter reblogged this on The Thinking Man's Idiot and commented:

In which I reiterate that just because something (or someone) has a large fanbase does not mean they're above reproach.

August Reading Log

I’m late getting this out.  No bones about it – the past week has been hectic.  But better late than never …

Here’s a rundown of the 6 books I read August. 669 more words

Reading Log

A Thought

I had a thought yesterday afternoon. A very interesting and thought provoking one.

It was stemmed from reading the article about If LOTR Races Were Writers and then later on writing my story story If Tolkien Was your Headmaster which you can read on this blog. 89 more words


If Tolkien was your headmaster

Imagine you are attending a school for writers and editors. A school located in the beautiful Scottish highlands with rolling hills, dense forests with gigantic trees, and crystal clear lakes as your backyard.

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