Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Reading Rat - December 2019

Articles, Essays, Reviews

Don’t Embrace Originalism to Defend Trump’s Impeachment, by Saul Cornell, The New Republic

More than Human: On Human Divinity in Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics, by Jason Menzin, St. John's Review

Roger Scruton: My 2019, The Spectator

Whose Liberalism?, by Ben Jackson, review of Liberalism at Large: The World According to the Economist, by Alexander Zevin, Boston Review

Why 'Rise of Skywalker' Fails, by Jake Meador, at First Things

Book it, by Anthony Daniels, review of What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading, by Leah Price, at The New Criterion, December 2019

My Year In Books 2019, Goodreads

2020 in public domain, Wikipedia entry

Events

Book Nook overstock clearance sale, donated and withdrawn books $1 a bag, through January 12th, Franklin Public Library, Franklin, Wisconsin

Great Conversation Reading Group, Current Reading from the Ten Years Reading Plan in Great Books of the Western World: January, John Locke, A Letter Concerning Toleration; February, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, A Discourse on Political Economy

Great Books 2018-2019 Readings for the Great Books Roundtable Discussions at Special Collections on the Fourth Floor of the Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: January 29th, Steve Gooch, Female Transport (1972)

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