The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster

the machine stops by e.m. forster

The Machine Stops by Edward Morgan Forster is a short story published in the Oxford and Cambridge Review in 1909. What’s most amazing to me is imaginging what prompted him to write this story in those days. This “meditation” of his, as he calls it, predicts with almost eerie accuracy some developments which seem to … Read more

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami Book Summary

A light and easy-going book where Haruki Murakami shares his thoughts on running and writing, and how they’re intertwined for him. It’s a weirdly intimate book, because on the one hand, he talks about running and writing, neither of which are that personal in itself, but on the other hand, he very much gives you … Read more

The Road Back to You

The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile is an amazing book about the Enneagram, which is an ancient personality type system of unknown origin that holds up surprisingly well in our modern day and age. What follows are excerpts from the book: The 9 Types: TYPE ONE: The Perfectionist. Ethical, … Read more