Monthly Archives: September 2021

What I’ve Been Reading

I’m enjoying St. John’s, even though the math and science seminar is fairly difficult work. I  started with math because I knew it was the one that would give me the most grief, and I wasn’t wrong. We started with On … Continue reading

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Assorted Links 9/28/21

Good interview with Elena Ferrante. Good interview with Dr. Anika Prather. Good interview with Amor Towles. I don’t usually love Teen Vogue, but this is a good piece on Banned Books Week, which is this week. I am tentatively excited … Continue reading

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Assorted Links 9/22/21

Elle Griffin is releasing her Gothic novel on Substack, serially, for subscribers. Sally Rooney is, to put it mildly, having a moment. Interview in The Guardian on the “hell of fame.” Says Rooney, “Of course, that person could stop doing whatever … Continue reading

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Assorted Links, 9/8/21

I love the fall! Excited for leaves and weather and all those good things. St. John’s has started, with my math and natural science tutorial: On the Nature of Things is tough but good, and Euclid’s Elements is excellent. I was, if I … Continue reading

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