February 7th, 2010

Golden Hair

Not With A Bang But A Whimper

Not With A Bang But A Whimper by Theodore Dalrymple

A collection of essays.  A sampler, not a thematic collection.  But Dalrymple brings his usual wit and insight to all of them, from medical issues in William Shakespeare's plays, to public discourse, to government bureaucracy, to the importance of standard English to slum children, to the psychology of terrorism.
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