Are the Great Books Still Alive?

By |2018-12-21T15:12:57-06:00June 29th, 2015|Categories: Adam Smith, Featured, Great Books, St. John's College|

I swore never to read again after ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ gave me no useful advice on killing mockingbirds. — Homer J. Simpson I’ve sometimes been surprised by how few ordinary Americans read important books—even texts that underpin widely held beliefs about our economy and society. Then at a cocktail party last year, I got into [...]