Quote of the day
Science makes no pretension to eternal truth or absolute truth; some of its rivals do. That science is in some respects inhuman may be the secret of its success in alleviating human misery and mitigating human stupidity.
Born: March 27, 1925
Died: January 12, 2015 (aged 89)
Bio: John Oliver Bayley was a British literary critic and writer. He was Warton Professor of English at the University of Oxford from 1974 to 1992.
- Elegy for Iris (1999)
- Iris and Her Friends (2000)
- Widower's House (2001)
- An Essay on Hardy (1978)