Jan 1, 2021
Happy New Year! Are you ready for 2021?
This week, we review the #1 New York Times Bestseller On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder.
Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He speaks five and reads ten European languages, has authored eight books and co-authored three more. Snyder’s work has appeared in forty languages and has received a number of prizes, including the Emerson Prize in the Humanities, the Literature Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Václav Havel Foundation prize, the Foundation for Polish Science prize in the social sciences, the Leipzig Award for European Understanding, the Dutch Auschwitz Committee award, and the Hannah Arendt Prize in Political Thought. Snyder was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford, has received the Carnegie and Guggenheim fellowships, and holds state orders from Estonia, Lithuania, and Poland.
In this On Tyranny book review podcast, we cover the following chapters:
3. Beware the one-party state.
4. Take responsibility for the face of the world.
7. Be reflective if you must be armed.
9. Be kind to our language.
10. Believe in truth.
13. Practice corporeal politics.
14. Establish a private life.
Lisa also mentions the Daily Show interview with the author she saw in 2017, if you'd like to watch it.
If you want to know more about the author, you can visit his website.
If you want to buy the book, you can do so here.
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Life is abundant - MAY 2021 BE ABUNDANT
Lisa & Misty