Category Archives: Essays

A Room Of One’s Own

Author: Virginia Woolf Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1928 Pages: 112 I bought ‘A Room Of One’s Own’ for three reasons. Firstly, it was $10; who can say no to such prices? Secondly, Virginia Woolf possibly has one of the most … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe In Atheists

Author: Chris Hedges Publisher: Free Press Date Published: 2008 Pages: 212 The battle between new atheists and the religious fundamentalists engages two bizarre subsets of American culture. One distorts the scientific theory of evolution, applying it to complex social, economic … Continue reading

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American Fascists

Author: Chris Hedges Publisher: Vintage Date Published: 2007 Pages: 254 The Christian Right and the War on America They disseminate their ideas on the alternative broadcasts networks and through their own publishers and schools. Their intellectual leaders demand the complete … Continue reading

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On Love And Death

Author: Patrick Suskind Translation: Anthea Bell Publisher: Text Publishing Date Published: 2006 Pages: 90 In this inspiring meditation, Patrick Suskind considers the two great forces of human existence. He draws scenes as varied as a young couple having oral sex … Continue reading

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The God Delusion

Author: Richard Dawkins Publisher: Black Swan Date Published: 2006 Pages: 463 A preeminent scientist — and the world’s most prominent atheist — asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the … Continue reading

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