I certainly understand the value of knowing key ideas from different disciplines and building my own latticework, but I didn’t learn any of that in school, and I’d be starting from ground zero.“— Charlie Munger, quoted in Robert Hagstrom’s Investing: The Last Liberal Art.
I found out that with 150 well-chosen books a man possesses a complete analysis of all human knowledge, or at least all that is either useful or desirable to be acquainted with.–Abbé Faria, The Count of Monte Cristo.
Literary Forge is a blog and discussion forum for discussing great books and great ideas. LF began in 2021 as a blog for my solo “Great Books Project.”
The blog is written by Tommy Collison, who lives in San Francisco and works at Lambda School.