I for one, had a hard time with this selection. It isn’t because it’s a discussion on a time and place I’m relatively familiar with but because it has been hard to focus. One reason has to do with personal concerns and the other, which I do want to share here has to do with all we are bombarded with everyday that amounts to a world crisis.
I also order the collected poets of this distinguished writer. Poetry, as a genre, has come somewhat easier these last 3 1/2 years due to the difficulty of my focus.
Nevertheless, thus far, I did get through half The Captive Mind. I’d like to have comments here from anyone else who may be joining me.