On Friedrich Nietzsche's Early Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual Development

On Friedrich Nietzsche's Early Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual Development

By Matthew Snider

The Making of Friedrich Nietzsche is a carefully considered and well-paced biography that knows exactly how much it intends to say and doesn't aspire to take on any more than is necessary. 27 Sep 2016 // 8:30 AM

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"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.

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