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December 10, 2006


Francis Sedgemore

"The Road To Serfdom, by F.A. Hayek"

Just as relevant today as when it was first published over 60 years ago.

Matt M

Cheers for the mention.

Sad to say, but I'm pretty sure a lot of my ethical development had quite a bit to do with 'Dr Who'. He's even been a bit of a role-model - right down to the terrible fashion sense.

I second Francis on 'The Road to Serfdom', it's an excellent and thought-provoking book. Definitely one that every household should possess. Much like 'The Adoption'.

Matt M

Speaking of which: Waterstone's in Brighton seemed to be sold out last time I checked.

Ms Baroque

Great reading list. The Master is one of the best books I've ever read. Loved The Line of Beauty; Barbara Ehrenreich is extremely intelligent; and your list is wide-ranging in its concerns. I'd say it makes you out to be a person of intelligence, discernment and scope, but you already know you're that, I hope!

Dave Hill

You know, MsB, I thought no one was ever going to say it. But will I actually get round to reading them...?


Sennett's Fall of Public Man is a great choice. Read his Hidden Injuries of Class too - though it's over 30 years old, it'll have on you on your feet cheering.

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