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Other People’s Bookshelves #82 – Robert Davies

Hello and welcome back to the series Other People’s Bookshelves. If you haven’t seen them before these are a series where a guest takes over the blog and feeds into the book lust we all feel by sharing their shelves. 1,850 more words

Other People's Bookshelves

Myths, stories and tales

Like most people, I love a good story. I am lucky enough to have been born into a native English speaking family. The English language is so rich and varied that stories can be lovingly crafted and honed from the granite lexicon into wonderful marble sculptures of writing. 381 more words

Arthur C. Clarke

“No Machine May Contain Any Moving Parts”*

* Arthur C. Clarke, “The City and the Stars”, 1956

Thomas Ortman
is the President & CEO of Concurrent Design, a provider of complete electro-mechanical design and build services for new product engineering design and development. 756 more words


Reading diary, #35

As a general rule, I try to spread my reading across genders and genres, but it doesn’t always work out that way. So far this year, around forty percent of my reading has been science fiction, I suppose chiefly because when I fancy an easy read it’s my go-to mode of fiction. 2,095 more words


It’s interesting reading stories written by the legends:

  • Murray Leinster
  • Philip K. Dick
  • Isaac Asimov
  • Arthur C. Clarke
  • Ursula K. Le Guin…

There’s a difference between their stories and the way we write our stories nowadays. 264 more words


Quote of the Day

“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.”

– Arthur C. Clarke