“The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.” –Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy As bizarre as it may sound, I still find it utterly depressing when I think about Douglas Adams’ passing in 2001. It’s been almost nine years, and yet my heart gives a little […]
I haven’t much energy for the blog today. I fear it all drained away during my massive writing session this morning and afternoon. As such, I will simply leave you with this beautiful quote form Ursula K. Le Guin in 1977.
8 days until Christmas! So, here are book recommendations. If you liked X then you might like X–of course, this is just my opinion. Let’s begin, shall we? If you liked… 1. Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto… …then you might like Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernières.
Okay, so during the cold months of the year, I tend to read certain kinds of books. Books with snow/ice, books with dark settings and mysterious elements, or books that make me laugh. I’m a fantasy/sci-fi/classics reader, so that’s what my top 13 books consist of. 1. Jonathon Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke. […]
As you’ve probably figured out, we named our Irish Setter puppy after Isaac Asimov, the prolific science fiction writer. It’s not just because I enjoy his works either–and I do, let me tell you. Robot series and Foundation series, amazing. I also really admire the man, though. Listen: He wrote or edited over 500 books. […]