Vintage Dalrymple, but not quite as readable as his usual output. Would recommend his "LIfe at the Bottom" prior to reading this, as it would be helpful for becoming... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Stephen L. Clark
I know the title of this book is off-putting. Prejudice is a dirty word, immediately invoking images of segregated lunch counters and hooded Klansmen. Read morePublished on July 19, 2012 by Paul Mastin
I have to say that Theodore Dalrymple and David Stove have become my two favorite authors in recent years. Read morePublished on November 8, 2011 by Geoff Puterbaugh
This a strange little book in many ways. Dalrymple has some interesting insights about what he calls prejudices, but what might more correctly be called worldviews. Read morePublished on September 28, 2011 by Ronald
I admire Theodore Dalrymple (alias Anthony Daniels, a onetime GP and world traveller). He has served for much of his life in the blighted underclass communities of Britain, which... Read morePublished on September 1, 2011 by Sirin
For those used to his writing and thinking from previous books or his City Journal essays/editorials, Theodore Dalrymple does not disappoint with this little volume. Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by D Glover
The necessity of which preconceived ideas?
Or Dalrymple's sad and self-revelatory choices of bigotry, reaction and... Read more