507, 2019

Leo Bretholz’s Memoir and its Relation to our Present Politics.

July 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Last year, I was cleaning out some books in my house and I came across a copy of Leap into Darkness, a memoir of a Jewish holocaust survivor, published in 1998.  I didn’t recall having bought the book. But I figured someone either gave it to me and I never got around to it, or with the many roommates and house guests over the years, one of them might have left it. I read the [...]

1906, 2019

Philospher Kate Manne

June 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Book Review of Philosopher Kate Manne’s Book, Down Girl. I read Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny last summer. I thoroughly enjoyed it because it was like an intellectual energy drink.  It’s similar to the feelings of a  fitness freak after a half marathon.  Then again, I’m one of those weirdos who actually enjoyed philosophy in college. In other words it’s great, but even though I read it in the summer, I must emphasize that it [...]

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