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Sunday, December 5, 2021

The Hum of the World

“Caliban hears the hum of the world.” Lawrence Kramer, Professor of English and Music at Fordham University, has written a book about what Caliban was able to hear. What was...

A Classical Blood Transfusion

How the classical writings of ancient Greece and Rome were infused into Renaissance thought is the topic of this eminently fascinating book, edited by Syrithe Pugh at the University...

World in Danger

Review written by Dr M Emanuele The average citizen who views the barrage of news each day is usually confronted with one or two major stories or crises at a...

President Truman and the Cold War

Judging by the cover of Joe Scarborough’s book, one would assume this is primarily about President Harry Truman. But the old adage “one cannot judge a book by its...

The Future of School

Book review by Dr. M. Emanuele, who has been in the educational system of the U.S. in eight states over a period of many years. This book by Jack Schneider...

A Book for Halloween

Each Halloween I review a book that seems to set the mood for the most important day of the year. By the Fire is not a book about Halloween,...

King Charles, Milton, and The Last Judgment

Considering what is happening in the U.S. now, it might be a good time (even for those who are not religious) to read about Satan's Second Coming. The author of...

The Unification of Science

As the fourth and final volume in Stephen Gaukroger’s series on the Shaping of Modernity, this book has as its overarching theme the unification of the sciences. “The argument that...

Poetry in Archaic Greece

When one thinks of Ancient Greece, the mind goes at once to the so-called Classical Period, when Athens flourished, great philosophy was written, and democracy was born. But there...

Soviet Cinema

Having just watched the Soviet science fiction classic Solaris, from 1972, I was wondering what insights Annette Michelson might have been able to offer the world about this deeply...
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