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The Unreality of Memory

With the world teetering on the brink of the political, social, environmental and medical abyss, The Unreality of Memory is a book for our times.

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Review of ‘The Unreality of Memory’

The novelist Walker Percy once asked, “Why do people driving around on beautiful Sunday afternoons like to see bloody automobile wrecks?” With this simple question, Percy reveals the depth of human malaise. We seek the bloody in the beautiful and savor the gratifying and self-satisfied thrill of knowing we ourselves have momentarily escaped the suffering of the accident. In her absolutely…

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