Jens David Ohlin (Cornell): The Duty to Capture. From Colloquy, a special section on Pastoral Echoes. From Aeon, the 15-hour working week predicted by Keynes may soon be within our grasp — but are we ready for freedom from toil? John Quiggin wants to know. A review of Literary Names: Personal Names in English Literature by Alistair Fowler. From e-flux, Lawrence Liang on how the utopian ideal of the library was to bring together everything that we know of the world; but like its predecessors in Alexandria and Babel the project is destined to be incomplete, haunted by what it necessarily leaves out and misses. Timothy Spangler reviews Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century by George Gilder and Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government by Yaron Brook and Don Watkins. A look at how the most successful presidents could be the ones who exhibit psychopath-like traits. From First Things, David Bentley Hart on brilliantly bad books. Pamela Haag writes in defense of lust: An essay, and polemic. Richard Bosworth reviews Merchant, Soldier, Sage: A New History of Power by David Priestland.

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