Essays & Correspondence
mobi |eng | 1993-02-03 | Author:Sue Townsend

Friday July 26th Went to the Job Centre, but the queue was too long, so returned to find Cassandra in the kitchen, examining the children’s books, pen in hand. She ...
( Category: Humor & Satire February 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-20 | Author:Amis, Martin [Amis, Martin]

Still jogging on the spot, the young man demurs: ‘You can’t be sure, can you? … All right, we’re looking at a woman in a terrible stricken state,’ he said. ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-01 | Author:Burroughs, William S [Burroughs, William S]

Four Academy 23 Q: Do you think that the creation of a center of practical and theoretical sexual research could help fathom the still-obscure laws of sexuality? A: Unquestionably. I ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-03-02 | Author:Russell, Bertrand

HOW PEOPLE ECONOMISE When a family has less money than it used to have, it has to settle in what directions to economise. The choice which people make in these ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-08 | Author:Bertrand Russell [Russell, Bertrand]

The Art of Reckoning We live in a technical civilization, of which most of us understand very little. Why does electric light go on when you press the switch? Why ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 15,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bertrand Russell

Mentalism vs. Materialism Ever since Greek times there has been a controversy between those who regarded matter and those who regarded mind as the dominant power in the universe. Religious ...
( Category: Philosophy February 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-03-02 | Author:Russell, Bertrand

Again: I am well aware how odd it must seem to some of you to hear me say that an idea is ‘true’ so long as to believe it is ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-06 | Author:Zadie Smith

THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA BY HANIF KUREISHI Many kinds of contraband got passed around our school: cigarettes, drugs, porn mags, video nasties, every now and then some poor fool’s diary—but ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 8,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2012-02-07 | Author:sedaris,david [sedaris,david]

c.o.g. The bus from North Carolina to Oregon takes four days, which breaks down to roughly seventy-five thousand hours if one is traveling without the aid of a strong animal ...
( Category: Humor February 7,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2012-02-07 | Author:sedaris,david

The passage of time has not altered my father’s obsessive attention to my sisters’ weight and appearance. He wonders why the girls don’t drop by more often, and then when ...
( Category: Humor February 7,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2012-02-07 | Author:sedaris,david [sedaris,david]

The good news was that my blood sugar was normal. "You should count yourself lucky," Martin said. "Mine is all over the place." He showed me a scar on the ...
( Category: Humor February 7,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2012-02-07 | Author:thoreau,henry david [thoreau,henry david]

Sometimes I rambled to pine groves, standing like temples, or like fleets at sea, full-rigged, with wavy boughs, and rippling with light, so soft and green and shady that the ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 7,2018 )
epub |eng | 2006-02-06 | Author:Pliny the Younger

20 To his friend Tacitus ?106–7 I have read your book,* and, as carefully as I could, I have marked the 1 passages which I thought should be changed and ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 6,2018 )
mobi |eng | 1993-09-23 | Author:Hume, David & Stephen Copley & Andrew Edgar [Hume, David]

OF PUBLIC CREDIT IT appears to have been the common practice of antiquity, to make provision, during peace, for the necessities of war, and to hoard up treasures beforehand as ...
( Category: Philosophy February 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-23 | Author:Karl Ove Knausgaard

The Crypt The same year that the third great Viking ship found in Norway was excavated, at Oseberg, the town of Ålesund burned. At that time the Viking ships were ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence February 5,2018 )