john kenneth galbraith

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catching up on news: jk galbraith passed away last week. unbelievable how many books he wrote over his lifetime.

“Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everybody gets busy on the proof.”

as I keep intending to go to the bookstore–but consistently fail to do so–my list of books to pick up keeps growing: jeffrey sachs’ the end of poverty, jan wong’s red china blues, madeleine albright’s mighty & almighty, jonathan spence’s biography of mao.