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Author Archives: Ron Boothe
Arlie Russell Hochschild, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, 2016. Strangers in Their Own Land was helpful to me in terms of being able to attain a better understanding of the mindset of Trump … Continue reading
At our June meeting we will discuss a book selected by Neil Bergeson, Arlie Russell Hochschild, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, 2016.
For our March book discussion we read Einstein’s Ideas and Opinions.1 I had previously read two biographies about Einstein2,3 as well as books by Christopher Potter4 and Amanda Gefter5 that include extensive discussions of modern developments of some of Einstein’s theoretical … Continue reading
At our April meeting we will discuss a book selected by me (Ron Boothe): Atticus Lish, Preparation for the Next Life. Originally published in hardback by Oneworld Publications, 2014. Tyrant Books Paperback Second Edition (November 3, 2015) This book won … Continue reading
At our March meeting we will discuss a book suggested by Mark Jensen: Albert Einstein, Ideas and Opinions, Originally published in 1954 by Crown Publishers, Inc. Based on Mein Weltbild, Edited by Carl Seelig, and other sources. Modern Library Edition … Continue reading
At our February meeting we will discuss the following book selected by Bill Hagens: Carl Schorske, Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture (1980) Knopf Available on Kindle and from various used book sources, as low as $0.98. Bill provides … Continue reading
At our December 2016 meeting we will discuss the following selection suggested by Stirling Smith: Michael Hudson, Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy, 2015.
Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, originally published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next seven years. In previous comments I posted about Tristram Shandy, I described … Continue reading
At our November meeting we will discuss a book selected by Burk, Elizabeth Rosner, Electric City: A Novel (2014). Burk provides the following pre-discussion information about his selection: —————————————— —————————————— Greetings: I believe chance has a lot to do with … Continue reading
At our October meeting we will be discussing a selection from Sid Whaley: Jake Halpern, Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld, 2014