“The Plague” by Albert Camus

There is no more important book to understand our times than Albert Camus’s The Plague, a novel about a virus that spreads uncontrollably from animals to humans and ends up destroying half the population of a representative modern town. Camus speaks to us now not because he was a magical seer, but because he correctlyContinue reading ““The Plague” by Albert Camus”

The Real Reading List to Pandemics

The following list of books are our literary picks, addressing questions of race, love, death and dominant governments, and the effect on national borders after a plague hits. Authors include Mary Shelley, Albert Camus, Daniel Defoe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Yuri Hererra, Michael Crichton, and more.

Don’t Try – The Philosophy of Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski is an iconic writer from the 20th century known for producing some of the rawest and most honest stories and poems of recent history. His own story included.

Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami

Happy 71st Birthday to one helluva creative writer, Haruki Murakami. Haruki is a Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside of Japan. “Today when I awoke from a nap the faceless man wasContinue reading “Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami”

Scifi Saturday

This alien invasion novel seems pretty cool. Has anybody read it? Also, what do you think of this 2010 Stephan Martiniere cover! Publisher’s blurb “The launch of a new science fiction adventure series–by the New York Times-best selling author of the Safehold series and the Honor Harrington seriesThe Galactic Hegemony has been around a longContinue reading “Scifi Saturday”