Categories: Reviews, Books

Healing the Burns

October 15th, 2008
I'm disinclined to spend money on any electronic equipment with the brand "Sony" on it. I bought my first CD player in 1989. It was a higher-end Sony model with all sorts of quaint bells and whistles, without which I never would have been able to end… more »

I Love History

September 26th, 2008
Humans are funny creatures. Quoting again from William Manchester's A World Lit Only by Fire, examining the belief that the Church was immutable and perfect: In A.D. 340 Saint Cyril of Jerusalem had reasoned that what all men believe must be true, a… more »

In Medias Book Review Preview

September 24th, 2008
Yeah. It's a crappy title for a blog entry. Sue me. I'm reading William Manchester's A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance. It's a rather light work "with no scholarly pretensions" according to the author, meaning that ea… more »