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High-Rise, Ballard and the 1970s - An Exchange with Adam Roberts

I wrote an article titled ‘Sourcedness’ on Amy Jump and Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of High-Rise for Critical Quarterly. It’s here. (It’s also here, until Critical Quarterly say no.) 2,862 more words

Bloggings

The Snow (2004) by Adam Roberts

“The snow started falling on September 6th, […] And at the beginning people were happy.” (p.1)

Imagine if it started snowing in September and didn’t stop.

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Book Review

Top 10 Science Fiction

Science Fiction is a genre that people either say they love or hate. It is a shame that many write it off as ‘not for them’ while often enjoying the films at the cinema that have been adapted from a book. 858 more words

Books

Enigma and apocalypse

When Oedipus solves the riddle of the Sphinx, the creature flings itself off a cliff to its death; conversely, his inability to solve the riddle of his own birth leads to his mother’s suicide and his own self-blinding and exile.

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Literature

Additions to the Tbr Pile 

Happy New Year to everyone! Here’s to another year of reading and (hopefully) blogging.

I enjoyed a great trip back to Manchester, England to visit my dad. 356 more words

Speculative Fiction

Superbugs, the game

By Nina Cromeyer Dieke, Digital Content Editor, Longitude Prize, Nesta

To say young people’s attention is constantly being pulled in various directions is an understatement, given the array of information available to them 24/7. 652 more words

Science Communication & Public Engagement

Superbugs, the game

By Nina Cromeyer Dieke, Digital Content Editor, Longitude Prize, Nesta

To say young people’s attention is constantly being pulled in various directions is an understatement, given the array of information available to them 24/7. 652 more words

Science Communication & Public Engagement