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Xorandor by Christine Brooke-Rose

Xorandor¬†(1986) is a novel by Christine Brooke-Rose (1923-).¬†Jip and Zab are preteen twins who speak a weird, unfamiliar slang and meet up with a talking rock that turns out to be a foreign lifeform from […]

Nov, 12

RIP Joanna Russ

One of the lesser-known greats of the New Wave of science fiction has passed on. Matthew Cheney has an excellent obit and overview. I reviewed my favorite work of hers, We Who Are About To…, […]

Apr, 30

My Secret Science Fiction Past

Perhaps not so secret, but I was raised on the stuff and so I’ve read far more of it than I might have had I been born into a different environment. This list of Gollancz […]

Jul, 15

Thomas M. Disch Appendix

In dealing with Disch’s work, there was so much I had to leave out. I finished the article with an even greater respect for Disch’s achievement as well as a sadness that the rawness and […]

Apr, 14

On Thomas M. Disch

An article of mine on The Prescient Science Fiction of Thomas M. Disch has been published by The Millions. Thomas M. Disch (1940-2008) was a brilliant, ornery, and greatly American writer. He was best known […]

Apr, 02

Fun with Consciousness

I love the philosophy of consciousness. Is there any other field of philosophy that proceeds with so few objective reference points, where people spend so much time fighting over pure first principles? Yes, probably, but […]

Oct, 29

Oulipo Tangent: John Sladek

Mar, 06

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