Booby Books: ‘The Secret Agent’ by Joseph Conrad

Today the Booby returns to his "Booby Books" series. This post features one of the most profound books on politics written in the early 20th Century (or ever): The Secret Agent is Joseph Conrad's cold hard look at the world of radical politics in the London of his day. It's not so much a political … Continue reading Booby Books: ‘The Secret Agent’ by Joseph Conrad

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Booby Books: “War and Peace and War” by Peter Turchin

Sometimes - indeed, most of the time - our self-education requires we learn about much more than the self. Indeed, fellas, the Booby suggests that understanding the world from a "big picture" perspective is integrally important you, and to your ability to best navigate the modern world. Today's Booby Book teaches us about that big … Continue reading Booby Books: “War and Peace and War” by Peter Turchin