Not long ago a good friend asked me if I’d take a look at this novel he was working on. He felt it was one of the best things he’d written, but […]
I have been known to say that William Gibson is arguably the most important author of the past 30 years. That’s a mouthful of an assertion, especially since we’re talking about a […]
Steampunk art is vibrant, creative and quite funny, and one of the best genres around these days.
We have this great little library around the corner, which is very convenient. In London, there are lots of libraries, but it’s such big city geographically that it’s not always the case […]
When we created the new WordsDay graphic above a few weeks back we challenged everybody to name all the authors. Some of you took a shot, and I think the best set […]
by Michael Tracey “Everything’s got a moral, if only you can find it.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland So on to the really interesting part: what has it all meant, what […]
“I’m interested in what motivates you, and how you understand the world.” He glanced sideways at her. “Rausch tells me you’ve written about music.” “Sixties garage bands. I started writing about them […]
Virek must have seen it too; he screamed, and Baron Samedi, Lord of Graveyards, the loa whose kingdom was death, leaned in across Barcelona like a cold dark rain. – William Gibson, […]