Literature – Secular Scripture?

Last week's post promised to reprise some thoughts from yesteryear on the value of literature as it emerges in the early twenty-first century. Keep in mind that literature is more than story, more than history-more of an organic attempt to balance the truth of the human experience with the dross of existence. Athens, 399 B.C. […]

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Diary Of A Bad Year, by J.M. Coetzee

I’ve always considered Coetzee an adventurous novelist, adventurous in subject matter and style. In Diary Of A Bad Year, he proves no less adventurous as he enters his eighth decade. The book is largely an unwinding series of opinions on nearly everything in modern life, from George Bush to his new homeland of Australia. Each […]

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