Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Idiot is a surprisingly easy read about a young man who cannot understand evil - and how society reacts to what is good.

Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Idiot is a surprisingly easy read about a young man who cannot understand evil - and how society reacts to what is good.

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“It wasn't the New World that mattered...Columbus died almost without seeing it; and not really knowing what he had discovered. It's life that matters, nothing but life — the process of discovering, the everlasting and perpetual process, not the discovery itself, at all.”

“It wasn't the New World that mattered...Columbus died almost without seeing it; and not really knowing what he had discovered. It's life that matters, nothing but life — the process of discovering, the everlasting and perpetual process, not the discovery itself, at all.”

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The Idiot  The dark Russian novelist's tale of the impossibility of being innocent in a corrupt society is a challenging but worthwhile read. Also worth the effort are "Crime and Punishment" and – probably his most enjoyable read – the short story “White Nights.”

The Idiot The dark Russian novelist's tale of the impossibility of being innocent in a corrupt society is a challenging but worthwhile read. Also worth the effort are "Crime and Punishment" and – probably his most enjoyable read – the short story “White Nights.”

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King of the idiots by IsisMasshiro* http://isismasshiro.deviantart.com/art/King-of-the-idiots-217745410
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The Idiot (1951) by Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky.

The Idiot (1951) by Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky.

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The book my husband was reading when I met him: The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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"Coffee can be a healthy energy booster, but it really comes down to timing. This helpful infographic will show you how to maximize your cup of joe."

"Coffee can be a healthy energy booster, but it really comes down to timing. This helpful infographic will show you how to maximize your cup of joe."

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