I got this book survey from the The Book Hooligan: Author you’ve read the most books from I’m still debating … More
Despite several reservations—especially, my lack of blind faith in Mao’s China—I sympathize with the Maoists. They present themselves as revolutionary … More
I was able to watch the film Chakravyuh, but minus the subtitles. Without the dialogue, I did not understand the … More
In the name of the Benefactor, therefore, we proclaim to all the numbers of the One State: Everyone who feels … More
The charge that all revolutions are bound to devour its own children is one of the oldest and most common admonitions against the people’s collectively rising up to effect massive social transformations. Mario Vargas Llosa’s Death in the Andes gives another variation to this old worn-out theme.
Do all revolutions inevitably lead to the establishment of even more repressive regimes than the one it sought to replace? … More
Rereading George Orwell’s Animal Farm last month made me realize how effective the text works as an attack of the … More
I read Andre Malraux’s Man’s Fate, one of those novels I’ve really wanted to read for the longest time, some time … More