Blog Post

Tolstoy Journal, July 27, 2017: “Grub first, then ethics.”

Today’s featured image is of a book I bought at Yes Books in Portland (Maine, of course). Yesterday I read up to page 168 of Volume XIV of The Novels and Other Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi. That is, I finished the story, “Two Old Men,” and read three of the “Texts for Woodcuts”: “The… Continue reading Tolstoy Journal, July 27, 2017: “Grub first, then ethics.”

Book Review

Daily Henry James, continued

“September 1, Guy de Maupassant “It is as difficult to describe an action without glancing at its motive, its moral history, as it is to describe a motive without glancing at its practical consequence.” Show and tell. “September 11, Roderick Hudson, 1875 “The moods of an artist, his exultations and depressions, Rowland had often said… Continue reading Daily Henry James, continued