You can now register at GibbsClassical.com to take my Foundations of Modern Politics class online in the fall. In the class, we will cover The Social Contract, The Communist Manifesto, Reflections on the Revolution in France, and Plato’s Republic. The class will meet Friday afternoons between late August and Christmas, is open to anyone 15Continue reading “GibbsClassical.com Is Now Live”
I’ve recorded an audio version of my short story “1983 (Church Calendar),” which you can download here. “1983 (Church Calendar)” is taken from Blasphemers, my most recent book, which is available as an e-book on Amazon.
I highly commend the free preview which the Met Opera is presently running. One free opera per day. This evening, my family watched a bit of Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites and it was spectacular.
From the chapter in Laurus when Arseny visits a cathedral in Vienna: “It makes a twofold impression, Arseny reports to Ustina from St. Stephen’s Cathedral. On the one hand, there is the sense of something kindred because we have common roots. On the other hand, I do not feel at home here: after all, ourContinue reading “Catholicism & Orthodoxy”
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Joining thousands of others, I have created an endtimes playlist.
One of the books which inspired The Grand Budapest Hotel. I just began it this morning for the third time in as many years.
Not since Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go has a work of modern fiction broken my heart so meticulously.
A work of juvenilia, really, but I am moving on to Stoner next. I haven’t read a great American novel in some time.