Michael Lipsey's Writings
As a writer of non-fiction I’ve never liked the term, it’s so negative. It just says “You’re not writing fiction? You loser.” It reminds me of “non-veg,” the term my vegetarian Indian friends use for eaters of meat. “Non-veg” implies a moral and spiritual failure. Pity the non-veg non-fiction writer in Mumbai. I hope he is at least a non-smoker.
Michael Lipsey grew up in Chicago, a city that does not like to waste words, and after forty years in California, the Chicago still shows in his writing. He read the Great Books at Shimer College and remains an active observer of intellectual, religious and...
Causes Michael Lipsey Supports
Marin Agricultural Land Trust, Nature Conservancy