Luminarium is a book brimming with ideas...To get Alex talking about it, I tried using an unorthodox interview structure.
Blogger turned off support for FTP publishing last night. Another vanishing technology – serve me right for getting nostalgic about mailboxes.
Paul Auster's The Locked Room brilliantly evokes a writer's relationship with his mailbox.
The Necessary Beggar makes it clear what Palwick thinks a Christian attitude to homelessness, healthcare, and immigration would be.
The novel is filled with such analysis-defying brilliances. “In the aquarium of my memory, it is always late autumn.” What's not to like?
Anything to do with Disch gets me down nowadays.
To Californians, England is a culture of understatement. To the English, California is a culture of overstatement. But from a more global perspective, both cultures are rather on the understated side of things.
In Reading in the Brain, Stanislas Dehaene asks “What does a macaque do with the brain areas that we now devote to reading?”