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A Mundane Comedy is Dominic Kelleher's new book, which will be published in early 2020. We will be publishing extracts on this site and across social media during the first quarter of 2020. Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the book.

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Inspired by thought-provoking speakers

During recent months, Halcyon has listened to many original and provocative speakers, at live events, and through videos and podcasts.  Here, we recap some of the highlights:

  • Humanity: The RSA recently gathered a high-profile panel of speakers to explore the hidden agendas behind our values and attitudes toward the place of ‘the human’ in today’s societies, and debate what must now be a key issue for the 21st century.
  • Modernity: The Wasteland and Modernity tried to figure out whether someone who captured modern life so well could really dislike it so much.  When he stared out at a world of radio and cinema, of radical art and universal suffrage, did T.S. Eliot see only a barren, featureless plain?
  • Poetry: Is it possible to appreciate fully Dante’s work without understanding the man himself and the society in which he lived? A recent book attempted to shed new light on what some have called "the greatest of all European poems".

We also listened, inter alia, to the following: