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Radio Interview: End of the Pier Affair

You can find me on Phoenix FM – tomorrow – about 1pm. I shall be talking about the Secret of Aldwych Strand Triology and dropping a few hints about the upcoming Symington Byrd Mysteries . 39 more words


N is for...

N is for not well read:

Newman, Kim
Nielsen, Jennifer A.
Novik, Naomi

I mean, compared to how well read I want to be. 349 more words

Abraham Lincoln II, President?

Over a year ago I read Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln and did a review on it in this blog. Robert Lincoln was a very interesting man who seemed to spend a lot of this time running from his legacy. 451 more words


"Philip of Macedon" by George Cawkwell

A standard—looking textbook, first published in 1978. I didn’t read it all, just plundered it for background after reading The Fire from Heaven; this showed how close Mary Renault’s account was to the sources (almost diminishing her imagination). 120 more words


Open Mindedness Required

1984 by George Orwell

Now this dystopian novel is one dark book. This may be old news to many of you, however for me, this was the first time I’ve ever read this book. 2,103 more words

Book Reviews

Short reviews of comics

I’ve read quite a lot of comics, but so far I didn’t really review them. This time I’ll change it, with a review of 3 comics of different genres and themes by artists from China, Japan and South Korea.


Fatwas, Bans & Censorship #AtoZChallenge

I hated when I came to Know about the fate of The Hindus: An Alternative History in India. Penguin India withdrew the copies of Wendy Doniger… 332 more words