Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Embassy of Cambodia

This book gave me a convenient break from the heavier content of my recent reading. While bound in book form, The Embassy of Cambodia is  caught between being a short story and a novella. It’s only 68 small pages but covers … Continue reading

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The Economic Slowdown of Reading

My reading has slowed to a crawl and I’m trying to stop it from grinding to a complete halt. The book that has slowed things down is Yanis Varoufakis’s The Global Minotaur a book about the global economy and in … Continue reading

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Future President, Future America?

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Capitalism: a ghost story

This is another book of essays by Arundhati Roy. While alot of the issues she addresses are focused on Indian politics, it is clear that the Indian examples she writes about are symptoms of what’s happening globally. While my knowledge … Continue reading

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Risky Reading (and blogging)

There are clear risks for a Christian to have a book blog, particularly when the majority of books mentioned (and included on my reading lists) are “secular” books. Now that word “risk” may seem a strange choice – what risk … Continue reading

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