Tag Archives: escapism

Let’s Be Fair to Fairy Stories

A few things regarding children’s literature made the rounds on the Internet recently, so I thought it was almost necessary that I comment on them. One is Richard Dawkins, whose work on atheism I’ve enjoyed in the past, saying that … Continue reading

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Sweet Escape

The Natural History of Make-Believe: A Guide to the Principal Works of Britain, Europe, and America, by John Goldthwaite – This book was a Christmas gift from Tavie, but I don’t know if she’s read it. I have to say … Continue reading

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