"In brisk, pithy, jargon-free prose, Grayling opens issues for ordinary readers, leaving them with something to think about without, much of the time, trying to settle anything." "Library Journal" on "The Mystery of Things""
"An excellent example of a fine essayist in action . . . readers will benefit from an encounter with his erudite and elegant prose. Highly recommended." "Library Journal" on "Life, Sex and Ideas""
Grayling has that wonderful gift that all good teachers have, the ability to simplify
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