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Zilele astea lungi de vară îți oferă scuza perfectă să devorezi o carte plină de aventuri intergalactice. Ai de unde alege dar, dacă vrei ceva proaspăt, săptămâna viitoare o să apară, la Nemira, al doilea volum din seria ”Cultura” de Iain M. 733 more words
What is the nature of this curious contract that we enter into whenever we take up a book to read? In the case of fiction, we declare ourselves willing to suspend our disbelief for the duration of the reading experience. 812 more words
So I totally abandoned this and my other blogs for a good long while due to a lack of interest in writing anything recently. Recently however there has been something buzzing around in the back of my mind that won’t go away – in the past the only thing that has dealt with such a pest is to lay it out on digital paper so here we go: 549 more words
I blame Ursula Le Guin.
I read The Dispossessed recently and, aside from the obvious depths I found around exploring unconventional political philosophy, the conflicts between home and self and the morality of knowledge, I was struck by a particularly technical aspect of the writing. 22 more words