Posts with Literature


The Laundry List

Saturday, October 9, 2021
in which I spell out my plan for actually doing all of the things I’ve been neglecting
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Form and Function, Emotion and Idea

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
in which I discuss genre and the old conceptions around high and low art
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An Anthropology of the Future

Monday, August 31, 2020
in which I share some initial thoughts on Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin
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Foundations

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
in which I describe my foray into the Classics, how it enriched me, and other surprising effects
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War Without End

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
in which I review The War in the Air by H.G. Wells
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The Invisible Sociopath

Thursday, June 25, 2020
in which I review The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
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Are We Not Human?

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
in which I review The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells
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Ursula K. Le Guin Media

Thursday, May 21, 2020
in which I collect up the links to interesting Le Guin media in one place
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The Literary Question

Friday, May 8, 2020
in which I discuss the supposed boundaries between SF, fantasy, realism, and all the other genres
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And Now for Some Reading Goals

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
in which I announce the completion of the first draft of The Other and my reading plans through the end of the year
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SF Reading Lists

Sunday, August 18, 2019
in which I recommend and order for reading Le Guin and Miéville novels
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Ursula K. Le Guin Biography and More

Saturday, August 17, 2019
in which I describe the Ursula K. Le Guin biography currently available on PBS
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Midstream Thoughts on Book of the New Sun

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
in which I share some thoughts on Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun series
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Creative Types

Thursday, June 20, 2019
in which I muse upon our culture's negative mythology around what it means to be creative
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Some Thoughts on Recent Reads

Friday, June 14, 2019
in which I discuss the books I've read over the last few months
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The Fuligin Shroud

Monday, June 10, 2019
in which I describe a curious nighttime phenomenon involving my latest book acquisition
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Reading Update

Sunday, June 9, 2019
in which I discuss my current and planned reading materials
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New Sun

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
in which I discuss my initial impressions of Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun
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