In which I praise the book RED SPARROW, and do the opposite with the film RED SPARROW.
In which I write about the Promise Falls trilogy.
In which I praise Roger Pearson's most readable Voltaire biography.
"River of Ink", the debut novel of Brit Paul M.M. Cooper, is a marvel. I'd not heard of the man until he did his Reddit AMA a few months back,
Copyright, in essence, seems like a good thing. But when it comes to books, a new study shows that copyright seems to have drastically curbed availability of books authored during the middle of
It’s almost four years since David Foster Wallace took his own life. Next week, a new, definitive biography by D.T. Max will come out. The Millions has the opening paragraphs. Read
Reading is a solitary pleasure, but what exactly does it do to you as a human being? Make you better, worse, same? Salon has an article up about the topic and I’ll
So Amazon has announced the availability of their e-book reader Kindle for, among other countries, Germany and Austria. The reader may be pre-ordered on Amazon.com, and will be shipped after October 19th.
Went and saw a discussion at the Thalia-bookshop here in Vienna about a new book by an Austrian journalist titled “Die Google Falle” (The Google Trap). Unfortunately, it was the worst panel discussion
I just found out that three books I thought I’d have to return to the specialty library in a week, will not be due until the 8th of January. Which really kind
And it’s in. Do not disturb this weekend.
I recently finished reading “Choke” by author Chuck Palahniuk. And while I do suspect that Palahniuk’s mind is a scary thing, I liked it almost as much as “Diary”. Now “Diary”, that