Edith Wharton’s Republic of the Spirit

Edith Wharton’s analysis of American society in The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence couldn’t be more timely. The manners of New York in the Gilded Age have passed away, but the prejudices, hypocrisies, and moral compromises Wharton’s…
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Best Books of 2016 Staff Picks

Best Books of 2016 Staff Picks

As 2016 draws to a close, A few of The Great Books Foundation staff have chosen a favorite book that they read in 2016.

Peter Walton

Algorithms to Live By, by Brian Christian
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