5 min read · Sep 29th · Kim Stanley Robinson, "The Ministry for the Future" (2020, 563 pp.)
Kim Stanley Robinson’s least conventional novel, the 563-page The Ministry for the Future, is a book every politically sentient person should read. But permit me a warning based on my own experience: don’t start it at bedtime.
3 min read · Jun 16th · The UK’s most prestigious prize for children’s books goes to the US ambassador for young people’s literature, while Canadian Sydney Smith takes Kate Greenaway medal for illustration
The truth is we are living in a moment in history that requires us to keep at a safe distance from one another
2 min read · Apr 28th · In a podcast with Arianna Huffington, the 4-Hour Workweek author explained how he handles difficult times.
We very often say we want to improve, but don't actually want to improve," he said. "In the sense that we don't put in the necessary work to develop the habits of mind to provide us with the peace we claim we so want
1 min read · Apr 26th · THE CROSS OF REDEMPTION: UNCOLLECTED WRITINGS by James Baldwin, edited and with an introduction by Randall Kenan, New York: Pant6heon Books, 2010, 307 pp. I’ve only barely started to familiarize…