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June Reading Notes

Finished in June: 1. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett I brought this one along to read at the lake house because I knew with hours of reading time, I’d quickly move beyond my carefully paced reading in all my ongoing books. I was right and it was delightful to lose myself in a Pratchett romp […]

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Two Kinds of Wonder

“Wonder or radical amazement is the chief characteristic of the religious man’s attitude toward history and nature. One attitude is alien to his spirit: taking things for granted, regarding events as a natural course of things. To find an approximate cause of a phenomenon is no answer to his ultimate wonder. He knows that there […]

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Reading Notes
 May 2017

When I see that I only finished one book in May, I feel a bit disappointed. But it certainly was not for lack of time spent reading. Nor have I failed to make significant progress in any of my books. I’m actually quite pleased with how much I’ve read of John Adams, and with how […]

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