Saturday, August 23, 2014

Fyodor Mikhailovish Dostoevsky

Christopher Hitchens, the journalist and notorious enemy of all religious belief was also a crack literary critic. Despite Dostoevsky's Christian themes, Hitchens found Dostoevsky's novels to be mindblowing, absolutely extraordinary. Pope Francis, in the interview where, among many other statements, he said, "Who am I to judge," was also asked if he had any other advice to give. He said, "Read all the Dostoevsky you can." Perhaps we should start reading.

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