Our sun, the middle-aged star

I am thrilled to have started my third Isaac Asimov Foundation Novel this week. It’s called The Second Foundation and is actually the fourth out of seven in the series. I’ve been spacing out the series because they are so good I don’t want them to end. Apart from being interesting, revealing and well-written, they are loads […]

The Thing with Warhol & Watts

Sometimes I feel the Universe picks my reading lists for me. Like when I read Mrs. Dalloway after Ulysses, not knowing the first was inspired by the second.  Or when I got The God of Small Things at an airport on my way to, of all places, Kerala.  And so it is that I read The Philosophy […]

You’re it

  Alan Watts, The Book. Read Spain 2013   Related articles In My Own Way – Alan Watts (leroywatson4.wordpress.com) No, wonder (lavenderturquois.wordpress.com) Society, A Perpetual Cycle [Alan Watts] (disclose.tv) Alan Watts – “Creating Who You Are” (dprogram.net)

Failures of kindness

As a former magazine writer, I am not a big fan of “articles.” Most pieces call to mind an editor and a deadline both looming large. But for my last Zeteo is Reading post of the week, I am going to do an almost article. It’s a reprint published in The New York Times of writer George Saunders’ […]

No, wonder

  The Book, Alan Watts. Read Bogotá, 2013. Related articles The Real Secret Of Life – Alan Watts (dprogram.net) Alan Watts – Faith (nothingholy.wordpress.com) It Starts Now – Alan Watts (zengardner.com) *Music and Life* by Alan Watts (journeysatch.wordpress.com) Alan Watts (kristemoon.wordpress.com) Laura Bruno – Alan Watts – The Way Of Waking Up – 5 July […]