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Bookworm 2012: The Nerd’s Rejects

At this point in the chronology of this year’s reading I hit my first tosser, i.e. a book that would have been tossed across the room half way through, had it not been in my e-reader and/or smartphone. It was not, unfortunately, the last, and  since I would not want to expend too much of […]

Parallax the Sloppy Writing

I am just a sucker for fancy packaging. In the case of novels, the packaging has traditionally been the book cover, with its blurbs and synopses and golden embossed type and scantily clad buxom lasses and phallic rocketguns and laserships and whatnot. However, in the digital era, all of these factors have taken a huge […]

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    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
    The Ophiuchi Hotline
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
    Green Eyes
    Crackpot Palace: Stories
    The Fractal Prince
    The Fecund's Melancholy Daughter

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