Geoffrey Fox

Archive - Month: March 2021

Confabulations

2021.03.02 - Tags:

Confabulations by John Berger My rating: 5 of 5 stars John Berger (1926-2017) has always been a joy to read. Here, near the end of his life, he has shared his random thoughts and sketches from a notebook, each little essay and drawing stimulating some new thought (or perhaps, for him, reminding him of some … read more »

Blood, sex and (a little) politics: the Paris Commune

2021.03.01 - Tags:

Now that my novel about the Paris Commune is scheduled for publication (August 2021), I’m republishing some of my notes of other works about the Commune. This one is from October 2013. Le Cri du peuple by Jean Vautrin My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is an immensely agitated, minutely detailed, ridiculously plotted police … read more »