Skip to main content

Cakes and Ale by William Somerset Maugham

come for the 1930s description of polyamory, stay for the narrator’s dry wit and heady philosophy. 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Black Reconstruction in America (1935) by W.E.B. Du Bois

Though it took me months and was at times a more difficult read, in terms of density, thoroughness, archaic language, and sadness of subject matter than anything I've read before, Du Bois' masterpiece is more relevant today than it has any right to be, than anyone would want it to be, probing the deepest of philosophical nerves while remaining rooted, all the while, in impeccably researched history.