George Santayana was a Spanish-American poet, novelist and philosopher. He is considered one of the most influential thinkers of the early 20th century.
This is an excellent novel that’s difficult to like, there are no likeable characters and the protagonist is not one you could root for
The author warns about authoritarian uses of technology, but also states that the utopia many leftists envision is only superficial.
This is a short book, a novella, with a lot to say. The interviewer in this book seem to ask questions she cares about, different from other reporters.
By no means, is this book a comprehensive look at all these subjects. there are short summaries of fascinating topics, which hopefully will create a spark.
A non-fiction book for the information age, talking about how people send information (and misinformation) from tum-tums in Africa, to Ada Lovelace-Alan turning
Anti-intellectualism is sadly seen as positive personality trademark, it’s nice to read a book which doesn’t shy from it, but embraces this aspect of humanity.
Mr. Westacott examines why smart people have been preaching frugality since the dawn of the written word He asks many questions & challenge notions on frugality
What Really Matters by Haim Shapira touches on many subjects which bother many people on a daily base.
What is happiness?
How can we capture it?
A fictional book set in Paris, France. The book discusses philosophy, culture, the class system and more – sometimes on account of a strong story.