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A short literary novel with a structure that informs the story, and a traditional horror tale from a master storyteller generated unexpected connections in reading this week. Jenny Offill's Dept. ...
by bookgirl
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 05:00 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I was in China in 2007, at the first party-approved science fiction and fantasy convention in Chinese history. And at one point I took a top official aside and asked him Why? SF had been disapproved ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 06:30 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
There are times when being a grown-up is not all it's cracked up to be. When to be able to take a step out of time to go back in time would be a gift. To see where it all went wrong, or could have ...
by bookgirl
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Well! It's been a while, and I've got loads of new books lining the shelves of my dear Kindle. My portable library is getting fuller by the moment. I've gotten some freebies, and I'd also gotten a ...
by Caedy
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 05:26 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
My basement. To some, a place where treasures of great value are stored. To others, a dusty tomb housing unmitigated evil. For it is in this concrete cavern of clashing convictions that the caped ...
by Corporate Dog
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 04:00 AM PST with 24 Recommends
He's an ordinary-looking 12-year-old boy with tossled hair and glasses, living in an unspecified city in England. He doesn't know it yet, but he might grow up to become the greatest wizard of his ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 100 comments on Sun Sep 11, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
OK, first of all, before anyone asks me what I'm talking about, here's a link to Neil Gaiman's blog ...
by SocialPunk
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 05:34 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Yes, it's true that the South hypocritically cries reverse discrimination and Yankee tyranny all the time, but I'm not talking about that. I'm talking about the Progressive South, soon to be a ...
by Mokurai
Comment Count 135 comments on Sat Feb 20, 2010 at 10:28 PM PST with 84 Recommends
by Casual Wednesday
Comment Count 201 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2009 at 07:51 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
by gmoke
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Oct 26, 2006 at 01:12 PM PDT with 4 Recommends