Reviews

The Case for Self-Help Books: Be Useful by Arnold Schwarzenegger
Author’s Note: For this one, you can watch the YouTube version or read the transcript below. With you the YouTube video, you’ll get the added benefit of witnessing the artwork of a budding virtuoso. A young boy from a small village in Austria dreams of America. Avenues of his mind
Japanese Freud Meets Monte Cristo: My Annihilation (Review)
Alright, alright, what do you get when a psychoanalyst, too many therapy sessions, and some childhood trauma walk into a bar? Typically, you get a week of my adolescence, but this time it’s My Annihilation by Fuminori Nakamura.
Swordplay and Philosophy: Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa
“I want to lead an important life. I want to do it because I was born a human being.” A still moment. A still eternity. Blades brandished . . .