Books of The Times: Tom Wolfe’s ‘The Kingdom of Speech’ Takes Aim at Darwin and Chomsky - Mocking leading theorists, Mr. Wolfe argues that the human gift for speech cannot be explained by evolution or structural linguistics.
Sunday, November 29, 2009
Confucius said: "Only when the year turns cold do you find that the pine and the cypress are the last to lose their leaves." Someone who can achieve profound Buddhist spiritual development on San Quentin's death row is surely an exceptional man. This is his harrowing memoir. Forward by Pema Chodron.
That Bird Has My Wings by Jarvis Jay Masters
Reviewed by Digs