Sunday, September 23, 2012

Jack and Paul on the road

On authors and works in my recommended reading:

The Conservative Kerouac: Beat novelist, Catholic, Republican—do you know Jack? by Robert Dean Lurie, The American Conservative, September 7, 2012 (via The Dish)

An atheist’s guide: A new book argues that St Paul was the key to Christianity’s success, review of And Man Created God: Kings, Cults, and Conquests at the Time of Jesus, by Selina O’Grady, The Economist, September 15, 2012

The Poisoned Earth, by Elizabeht Royte, review of On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, by William Souder, The New York Times, September 14, 2012

Excerpt from the introduction by Natalia Solzhenitsyn to the newly-abridged Russian version of The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The New Criterion, September 2012

Hayek on the standing committee: Who is winning the battle of economic ideas in China? Free exchange column, The Economist, September 15, 2012

The Third Musketeer, by Leo Damrosch, review of The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal,and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, by Tom Reiss, The New York Times, September 14, 2012

How Not to Write the Biography of Michelangelo, by Michael Hirst, reviews of Michelangelo: The Achievement of Fame, 1475-1534, by Paul Barolsky, Arion, Spring/Summer 2012

Sustainable Development: What would Aristotle do? by John Sheehan, Science Director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, YouTube (via Center for the Study of The Great Ideas)

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