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Book Review - A Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe

We meet again, Mr. Blog…

Obviously, I’m in a strange mood today. Yesterday was a refreshing success on many accounts, and I’m feeling relaxed and ready to get some work done today. 883 more words


Why Would Wolfe Choose a Torturer in New Sun?

Sorry for the extremely weird question in the title. Gene Wolfe’s most famous work is The Book of the New Sun. It is four novels long and follows Severian, a torturer. 555 more words


Short story: Mute by Gene Wolfe (2002), from Wastelands, edited by John Joseph Adams (2008). Highly Recommended.

Poem: Sheets by Anon. listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2016. 25 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Why Gene Wolfe? by Jeff Michaels

“My definition of good literature is that which can be read by an educated reader, and reread with increased pleasure.” Gene Wolfe in a letter to Neil Gaiman… 880 more words

Science Fiction

A Story about Gene Wolfe (and me)

This is the story about how Gene Wolfe saved my life. The summer before eighth grade, a summer that is now almost twenty years past, I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. 903 more words


The long, long sun

I’ve finally finished all four volumes of Gene Wolfe’s Book of the Long Sun, the very loose sequel to The Book of the New Sun. 584 more words

Pop Culture And Its Discontents