Bookmark this page. In one place, you have links to every G Manifesto tweet reading. The first one was made in 2018, and the last in 2020. Since the G Man has deleted his Twitter account and blog, I consider these tweet readings to be an important part of the historical record on one of the great internet personalities of recent years. I also feel I played a role in introducing his account to a wider audience. And not only are you hearing the tweets themselves, but you’re hearing them read by me. Enjoy. May he return to us soon.Continue reading
My fully illustrated and annotated translation of Cornelius Nepos’s Lives of the Great Commanders was published on September 20, 2019. It is available in paperback, hardcover, audiobook, and Kindle editions.
Fortress of the Mind Publications is pleased to announce that 2019 will see the release of the first illustrated, annotated translation of Cornelius Nepos’s Lives of the Great Commanders to appear in modern English.
Fortress of the Mind Publications is pleased to announce that Sallust: The Conspiracy of Catiline and The War of Jugurtha is now available in a beautiful hardcover edition on Amazon and all other major book retailers. With extensive annotations, maps, photos, indexes, chronological tables, and an acclaimed introduction, this is a book designed to last for generations. Fully outfitted for comprehension and efficient referencing, this book–like all of Quintus Curtius’s translations–is a self-contained unit and requires no previous familiarity with the subject matter. It can be read and enjoyed by anyone, not just specialists.
Fortress of the Mind Publications is pleased to announce the issuance of On Duties in hardcover. First published in 2016, Quintus Curtius’s innovative translation of On Duties has helped introduce this masterpiece of moral philosophy to a new generation of readers, many of whom have had no previous exposure to classical studies. In so doing, it has itself become a classic, and remains the best selling text at Fortress of the Mind. With topical organization tables, commentary, annotations, and vigorous prose that retains Cicero’s eloquent and disputatious style, this volume is one that merits a lifetime of continued reference and study.
Available at Amazon and all major book retailers (Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, The Book Depository, etc).
My illustrated, annotated translation of Cicero’s De Finibus (On Moral Ends) was released today. Purchase details can be found by clicking on the image above. An audio version will be also soon be available. This article will explain the unique features of this highly original translation, and why it represents a new direction for what may be Cicero’s most profound work.
My essay collection Pathways is now available as an audio book. You can click on the icon above for purchase information. It is available on Amazon and iTunes. The book contains my best short essays published in 2015 (56 essays in all), and is professionally read by Saethon Williams, who also produced the audio books for On Duties, Sallust, Thirty-Seven, and Pantheon. I’ve found audio books to be a convenient way for busy people to enjoy good literary content. You almost feel as if you are participating in a private seminar.
First published in 2015, Pantheon: Adventures in History, Biography, and the Mind is now available as an audio book.