“Great Books:” Blessing or Curse?

September 28, 2014 With Mark Bauerlein and Bruce Gans

Back in 2005 we discussed the concept, the many great books lists, ¬†and the ones that our two guests, Professors Mark Bauerlein and Bruce Gans, think to be essential and all the less-than-great works that offer just about as much wisdom and, often, more immediate pleasure and knowledge. The lesson is, perhaps, “great, schmate–a good book is a good book..so Enjoy!