Tuesday Books

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
~Bertrand Russell

Can it be believed that democracy which has overthrown the feudal system and vanquished kings will retreat before tradesmen and capitalists?
~Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

It is not good to announce every truth.
~Alexis de Tocqueville, Oeuvres (B), vol. 7, Nouvelle Correspondance


Steven Anthony said…
I can not keep desiring all the books you post, my list has grown to be the size of new york.....so if I can only read one, what do you suggest?
Writer said…
Steven, of these two, I would be the first: All That Follows.
JamTheCat said…
Do you read all these books? Am I that much of a slug in the reading department?
Writer said…
No, JamTheCat, you are not a slug. I work at a library where I process all the new arrivals. The books I post are typically the ones that interest me. I do end up reading some of them but only a very few.
JamTheCat said…
Ah...and I got your e-mail. I guess I should have ticked the "follow-up comments" tag at the bottom. Thanks...and I'm still sure you read a LOT more than I do.

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