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Book Review: Riddley Walker

Riddley Walker

by Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban wrote one of the fondest memories of my childhood: Bread and Jam for Frances. He wrote a number of books about an adorable young badger named Frances, actually, but Bread and Jam was the one I had, the one I remembered, the one that, as a picky eater, I related to. 878 more words

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Sometimes I think that the biggest difference between men and women is that more men need to seek out some terrible lurking thing in existence and hurl themselves upon it. 18 more words

Russell Hoban

Bedtime for Frances

Written by Russell Hoban, Illustrated by Garth Williams HarperCollins, 1960

The big hand of the clock is at 12.

The little hand is at 7.

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SA4QE 2016

Today is the 11th anniversary of Russell Hoban’s 80th birthday. It’s also the anniversary of his birth, and of all his other birthdays… but around here we think of it as Hoban Day. 245 more words

Reprint: Enoch Soames

My column on “Enoch Soames” by Max Beerbohm first appeared in Vector 281, Winter 2015. 2,543 more words

Science Fiction

Riddley Walker (1980) by Russell Hoban

“I think the best writing is done with what enters you and takes possession of you and doesn’t let go of you until you get the job done.” – Russell Hoban…

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Book review: Ace Dragon Ltd., by Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake

Hoban, Russell and Quentin Blake. Ace Dragon Ltd. Candlewick Press, 2015. $16.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-7482-3. Unp. Ages 1-5. P8 Q8

Russell Hoban, the author, was born in Pennsylvania but lived most of his life in London. 83 more words

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