No Country for Old Men – Cormac McCarthy

This is the first book of his that I have read, I had never heard of Cormac McCarthy before one of my friends suggested that a couple of his books would be good reading for over the holiday period. He was right and wrong. Cormac McCarthy's style, almost a complete lack of punctuation, takes a bit of getting used to - however once you get used to his style it in some way brings the characters … [Read more...]

Failed States by Noam Chomsky

Reading Failed States by Noam Chomsky just now, it is not an easy read. A friend of mine called it a polemic, but it is not, it does not that that type of tone, if you want a polemic on the United States read Michael Moore, he has the tone and the anger. However, there is no balance. It would be easy to get the impression while reading this book that there is nothing good about the United … [Read more...]

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