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Walker Percy: Pair of Fools Podcast

Doug and Caren talk Walker Percy and the vagaries of the self in our age. (H/T Brian Smith). a confederacy of duncesamnesiaCatholicismcomplexityjay tolsonJohn Kennedy Toolelost in the cosmospersonal identityphilosophical literaturePhilosophyThe Message in the Bottlethe moviegoerWalker Percy

Walker Percy: Daylight and Dark

I want to bring your attention to this Kickstarter project. Watch the 6 minute project pitch and donate what you can to this important work and check out the donor incentives. As you will see this project is on the verge of fruition and will be published to commemorate the centenary of Percy’s birth. The project is…

Walker Percy: A Documentary Film

At last Win Riley’s superb one hour documentary is now available for viewing at your convenience and at a reasonable price. Sign up is free and the proceeds go directly to Win — enabling him to make more great content. Tip: best to use Chrome as your browser. If you have any queries check out the…

Walker Percy Remembered

Here’s a little gem of a book perhaps best conceived of as dotting the “i”s and crossing the “t”s (so to speak) of an already very well documented life. I don’t recommend that you go to this until you’ve read the two very different biographies — Tolson and Samway — since Walker Percy Remembered is of…

Walker Percy and Peter Handke

One of the many pleasures of publishing with Farrar, Straus, Percy had learned over the years, was receiving copies of their newly published books. Percy usually found a few titles on each season’s list that strongly grabbed his attention, but one book on the fall 1974 list, a collection of two novellas and a memoir…