OLD BOOKS, Part IV: On Moral Fiction, by John Gardner

In this series on Old Books, I’m choosing books with these questions in mind: What questions do they answer? What problems do they correctly diagnose? What wisdom do they provide that is lacking in today’s discourse? What metaphysics do they propose or expose? Every book I’m examining may not necessarily answer each of those questions,… Continue reading OLD BOOKS, Part IV: On Moral Fiction, by John Gardner

OLD BOOKS, Part I: The Captive Mind, by Czeslaw Milosz

In this series on Old Books, I’m choosing books with these questions in mind: What questions do they answer? What problems do they correctly diagnose? What wisdom do they provide that is lacking in today’s discourse? What metaphysics do they propose or expose? Every book I’m examining may not necessarily answer each of those questions,… Continue reading OLD BOOKS, Part I: The Captive Mind, by Czeslaw Milosz