Favorite Authors: Theodore Dalrymple

One of my favorite authors on the web is Theodore Dalrymple, the pseudonym of a physician who served for many years as a prison psychiatrist in Manchester. Dalrymple exhibits an admirable realism about the poor souls he served for many years before his retirement to the countryside of France, but his honesty is full of compassion for those who were doomed by the well-intentioned reforms of their betters. When I want to understand the hidden springs of the human soul, I turn to Dalrymple.

Some of my favorites:

Beauty and the Beast


The Uses of Corruption