Tuesday, October 16, 2007

What is Julian Baggini reading?

The latest contributor to Writers Read: Julian Baggini, editor and co-founder of The Philosophers' Magazine. He writes regularly for the Guardian, Independent and Independent on Sunday, Prospect and the TES, and has appeared on Nightwaves and In Our Time.

Baggini is the author of several books on philosophy, including Making Sense: Philosophy Behind the Headlines and Atheism: A Very Short Introduction. His most recent book is Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind.

One book mentioned in his entry:
Culture of Complaint by Robert Hughes. I'm writing a book on complaint and this seems to be the biggest book on the subject of recent years. The great irony is that Hughes's book is itself an unrelenting complaint about how we complain about everything. I might complain about that in my book. [read on]
Visit Julian Baggini's website.

The Page 99 test: Welcome to Everytown.

Writers Read: Julian Baggini.

--Marshal Zeringue