marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
marycatelli
marycatelli

Out Into The Beautiful World

Out Into The Beautiful World by Theodore Dalrymple

An interesting collection of essays on all sorts of topics.

Banknotes depicting tyrants. (Fun fact: a lot of twentieth century tyrants appeared on bank notes, but neither Stalin nor Hitler ever did.)

Spiders

The Rwandan genocide.

People's interest in murder.

And more.
Tags: non-fiction: essays, theodore dalrymple
Subscribe

  • tale of a child

    There are fairy tales with child protagonists, of course. If you read up on them, there are even tales that start with child protagonists who are…

  • dealing with the witch

    ding-dong the witch is dead -- The first one at any rate. I comment on her body first, but then I elaborate on the breaking of her spells.…

  • telling the tale

    The hero and his sister arrive at the witch's doorstep. A cat assures them they can wait. So they, without warning to me, start to tell each other…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments