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Confabulations by John Berger

Supposing writers and painters have their different ways of arriving at their understandings, in Berger we have both. One can expect a breadth and depth in his observations of the world, whether picture or text. 1,415 more words

Modern Literature

Ethnographic Fiction: Ursula K. Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness

In The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin has written twenty chapters in a woven epic account of Genry Ai’s experience as an Envoy to the planet Gethen. 1,106 more words

Book Reviews

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

183 pages

Published By: Bantam Books (originally published by Parnassus, 1968)

Genre: Fiction, fantasy

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars… 482 more words


Recommendations for Women Who Haven't Read Any Science Fiction

A librarian asked me to recommend a few science fiction novels for women who haven’t read any science fiction.  I replied:

First and foremost, if possible, you want the main protagonist to be female. 279 more words

Oh, the Humanities!

Most of you know I did my undergraduate work in English. It caused a slight row with my father, since it’s an infinitely impractical field, but the longer he’s taught science, the more he’s realized the value of my degree. 1,107 more words

Public Theology

On Being a Man

“I am a man. Now you may think I’ve made some kind of silly mistake about gender, or maybe that I’m trying to fool you, because my first name ends in… 161 more words


Enlightening reads

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It’s All Absolutely Fine: Life is Complicated, So I’ve Drawn it Instead by Ruby Elliot. 468 more words