Jeff Riggenbach reads “The Ego and His Own” by Max Stirner | 13 of 20 (7A)

1845-1945, 1946-Today, Book, James J. Martin, Max Stirner, Podcast, Steven T. Byington

The Ego and His Own Podcast Cassette tape 7, side A, episode 13 of 20. Jeff Riggenbach (1947-2021) reads The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner (1806-1856). Translated by Steven T. Byington (1869-1957), edited and introduced by James J. Martin (1916-2004). Edition read is based on the 1963 Libertarian Book Club edition. We do […]

May 2, 2021

Balzac by Benjamin DeCasseres

1845-1945, Benjamin DeCasseres

By BENJAMIN DE CASSERES1)This wonderful appreciation of Balzac originally appeared as a communication to the New York Sun, in which had been raging a literary battle as to the respective merits of Anthony Trollope and the master Frenchman. It is reprinted here because of its inspirational tone–its strength–its power of constructive analysis.–Editor TO compare […]

April 23, 2021

Dora Marsden and James Joyce, as cartoons!


The history of the impacts of egoism or egoists on the larger culture hasn’t been written, but we can say for certain many egoists have died already forgotten. Many were indigent, or insane, or just otherwise malcontents who voluntarily withdrew into a world of their own. But we do know that there have been individuals […]

April 15, 2021

Benjamin R. Tucker on Nietzsche and the War, making a braille edition of Stirner for Hellen Keller.

1845-1945, Benjamin R. Tucker, Friedrich Nietzsche, George Schumm, Letters, Max Stirner, Steven T. Byington

October 2, 1914 London Dear Mr Schumm: I have heard from the Hetzels (as indeed you have written me yourself) that you think me mistaken regarding Nietzsche’s responsibility for the war. I enclose a letter from Wm. Archer to Gerhardt Hauptmann, showing that not only archer, but Hauptmann himself, takes my view. How do you […]

April 15, 2021