Originally Posted by globetrotter
I've been reading a book of essays 'arguably' by, I believe, christipher hitchens, and I am really enjoying it. I don't read enough essays.
+1. Beside the bed and I dip into it a few times a week. He could certainly put together a decent turn of phrase.
Originally Posted by green bastard
I read God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
5 or 6 years ago and was not speechless with admiration, to say the least. Unfortunately, I can't remember most of it, but that is saying something as well. Have you read it? Seemed to be a big deal in the US at that time.
I read it and thoroughly enjoyed it. Shone a spotlight on the absurd claims of the monotheisms. Done with humour too.
Originally Posted by Neos
Finished Jane Eyre and Tell it to the Mountain, reading Norwegian Wood
Just finished Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi
, Geoff Dyer. A modern variation on Death in Venice.
Just started The Pale King
, David Foster Wallace.