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Book log - Hugo 2017 short stories

My brief thoughts on this year’s Hugo Award short story nominees are posted at the alter ego’s blogs on Dreamwidth and WordPress.

Book log - Hugo 2017 short stories

I wrote some notes as I went along with the Hugo short story nominees, which I then failed to post soon enough to be of any help to anyone else. 782 more words

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Two Summers, Final Thoughts

So no spoilers here other than “the secret” in the book I was correct in my assumptions as to what it was. Hehehe.

One of the lines in the book caught my eye. 439 more words

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Book log September 2016

I’m busy tidying up the notebooks I use to write on the bus, and came across my book log notes for the books I read in September last year. 342 more words

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Hedonism and the rest

Away with hedonism and the rest.

The problem with being against everything is that you slide down the whirlpool of being against yourself; and there you often find the start of your whirlpool too. 685 more words

Loose Thoughts

When the artist departs

Away from the institutional art scene.

I was preparing myself for a light new article, as too much darkness had weighed on my writings this last period. 1,001 more words

On Art

Authority and the Artist, with irony as safety belt

The noise of time, by Julian Barnes
Vintage, 2016

I read the book twice; at first reading I could not hear the voice of the author, otherwise clear and solemn. 778 more words

On Art