Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Reading Rat - October 2018

Articles, essays, reviews

‘A cluster of signs’, cartoon by Ella Baron

America’s Cold Civil War, by Charles R. Kesler

The Forgotten History of the Financial Crisis: What the World Should Have Learned in 2008, by Adam Tooze, Foreign Affairs

The Spirit of Vatican I, by Russell Hittinger, review of Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church, by john w. o’malley, First Things

New books

You Can Understand Aquinas: A Guide to Thomas' Metaphysical Jargon, by Matt Fradd and Robert A. Delfino, at Pints with Aquinas

Finance and Philosophy: Why We're Always Surprised, by Alex J. Pollock, at Paul Dry Books

Library visited

Coupeville Library, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, Washington, a branch of the Sno-Isle Libraries: reading room features view of Penn Cove, tables with built-in power outlets between chairs, and a "coffee table" book on each.

Book stores visited

Moonraker Books, "Books to delight the mind", Langley, Whidbey Island, Washington

The Kingfisher, "Coupeville's waterfront bookstore", Coupeville, Whidbey Island, Washingtone

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