“What about Israel?”

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Some well-put words on Israel as culled from the latest Barsamian/Chomsky book, “Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy”.

The foreword to Sergey Yarov’s “Leningrad 1941-42: Morality in a City under Siege”

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

This foreword—along with the ineffable Laurence Rees’s tweet for it—made me get hold of this book. What a foreword!

Excerpt from Charles Bukowski’s “Ham on Rye”

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

I’m two thirds in. It’s a very good book. I never slept on my back. But when I awakened I was on my back and it surprised me. My legs were bent at the knees in front of me, making a mountain-like effect with the blankets. And as I looked at the blanket-mountain before me […]

Alan Moore re. KLF in “Jerusalem”

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Just found this paragraph on the KLF/JAMS/Timelords in “Jerusalem”.

Neoliberal love: an excerpt from Naomi Klein’s “No Is Not Enough”

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

A simple quote from Naomi Klein’s brand-new book from Haymarket Books, on resisting Trump. Get it!