May 022018
 

A lifetime of reading novels will teach you how to feel superior to a world in which you are no use.

Apr 302018
 

Grisham’s Law: Bad books drive out good.

Apr 272018
 

Mankind has outgrown religion: our reasons for burning heretics are now entirely secular.

Apr 262018
 

The illusion of wealth comes cheap; the illusion of taste costs a fortune.

Apr 242018
 

The makers of history know too little of how it will turn out, and the writers know too much.

Apr 232018
 

History does not swim left; it is pushed, by the many little helpers on its right side.

Apr 202018
 

We would have far fewer and far better books if they could only be published posthumously.