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My favorite (non-Asimov) science fiction novels

Science fiction is my favorite genre, particularly what is called “hard sf” – science fiction with few fantasy or space opera elements, in which some technological or scientific advance drives the plot.  1,393 more words

Aldous Huxley

One Year to Live...

Anthony Burgess was 40 when he learned that he had only one year to live. He had a brain tumour that would kill him within a year. 278 more words

Personal Development

Quote Of The Day

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

Anthony Burgess

WWW Wednesday [November 19]

WWW Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted at Should Be Reading where participants share: (1) what they are reading, (2) what they recently finished reading and (3) what they think they’ll read next. 105 more words

Weekly Event

Novella November: A Clockwork Orange

With much struggle, I was finally able to complete A Clockwork Orange. Verdict: the use of nadsat, an invented slang with Russian influence, was inventive. 227 more words

Monthly Events

Thoughts on Assembling a Literary Archive

A literary archive should not be viewed as a full and unadulterated view into the mind of the author. The act of assembling the archive, choosing what exactly is put into the archive, creates only a fractured, often stage-directed, image of authors and their work. 640 more words


Sexy Literature

“Literature is all, or mostly, about sex.”
— Anthony Burgess

Source: Writer’s Digest
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