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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

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

Book Reviews


There it was again, like a signal along a wire.  A clear brilliant flash of pain from A to B.  What was A?  What was… 85 more words

Sarah Hawkins Miduski On... Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas

It’s that time of year. Time to cut down the Christmas branch, take a trip down Pa’s slide, and grab a little bit of barbecue with… 885 more words


The Twenty Elephant Restaurant by Russell Hoban - A Review

The Twenty Elephant Restaurant by Russell Hoban is an absolute delight. It is made even more delightful by stellar illustrations by Quentin Blake, and was altogether a joy to read. 368 more words

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