Tag: Montaigne

Art and Philosophy for Us In-Betweens

Book writing is weird. Not everyone is digging Montaigne in Barn Boots and it clearly ain’t for everyone. That’s OK, and part of the deal. But not since Population 485 have I received more heartfelt, emotional, personal emails and notes for anything I’ve published. Perhaps folks are put off by that unpronounceable name on the cover, or the…View post

Young and Old and Montaigne

Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout just published a post about how he balances his affection for the past with a thirst for the new, and it reminded me of this passage in Montaigne in Barn Boots (out in paperback just yesterday) (Teachout graciously consented to be quoted elsewhere in the book): In his autobiography…View post

Montaigne in Paperback Today

View this post on Instagram Bigger, more important things happening today (I'll be swinging by my local town hall), but there's also this. A post shared by Michael Perry (@sneezingcow) on Nov 6, 2018 at 7:06am PST WHOOPS FORGOT TO POST THIS YESTERDAY Bigger, more important things happening today (I’ll be swinging by my local…View post