In recent years there have been complaints about both the university environment and the standard of education being provided. It seems that pretension and bogus studies have taken precedent over material that should help enlighten and civilize the student. What value does it have despite higher education being a profitable industry worth billions of dollarsContinue reading “Guest Book Review – Lucky Jim (1954) – How it’s Laying Siege to the Academic Ivory Tower”
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Book Review: In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash (1966)
Jean Shepard’s 1966 comedic memoir is most remembered for the media that has since eclipsed it’s prominence. It’s the novel that A Christmas Story is based on. That reputation has certainly gone a long way to maintaining its longevity. When it’s paperback was republished in 2010, the book shot up to the top of Amazon’sContinue reading “Book Review: In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash (1966)”
Book Review – A Cry From the Far Middle by P.J. O’Rourke (2020)
P.J. O’Rourke’s newest book satirically challenges the extremes of modern politics.