Why should students read big, difficult books if they have perfectly good summaries available to them?
Do you dream of a free future? Are you looking for challenging speculative fiction that wrestles with big ideas? Are you interested in how such fiction “can promote an appreciation of the value of liberty as the prerequisite for cooperation, peace, prosperity and a just society”? If you answered yes to these questions, you should […]
What’s the worst that could happen in the upcoming presidential election? A classic novel takes us to that world gone wrong so that we can see the chilling results unfold step by step.
For almost as long as slavery has existed, there have been books opposing it. Perhaps the first was The Golden Ass, written in the Second Century A.D., whose plot follows a man turned into an ass, who can only turn back into a human when he empathizes with the plight of slaves. Then there is the great […]
Given the relatively few examples of true liberty from real life, some of the best expressions of liberty have often come from novels. Such books inspire us to strive toward a future where the individual, not the government and its agents, determine human action. The plot of Don Quixote, a Spanish novel written in 1605, […]