Alternate history allows a reader not only to contemplate the past. It also makes one think upon the current culture and contrast its positives and negatives. This is what Kingsley Amis’s novel The Alteration does. It, however, comments on much more: the nature of freedom,
This one may begin like this:
I went to the nearby library the other day to finally put my hands on one of the classics spelled with a capital C – Don Quixote. Determined to disdain the numerous translations of Cervantes’ masterpiece, which have effectively prevented
NEWS!!! Cinco de Mayo (5/5/19)
@ A Novel Idea bookstore (Philly).
1726 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
"I will be back in Philadelphia, PA hosting a Delirium Tremens reading in support of the NEW Hainesville album "Natural City" dropping this year. That's right I will be reading
The writing of a novel is a form of the loss of creative liberty…. In turn, the reviewing of books is a servitude still less noble. Of the writer one can at least say that he has enslaved himself – by the theme selected. The
Two is the beginning of the /beginning/.
James Matthew Barrie /slightly purified/
Yes, the publication date in parentheses is correct. I have dared to leave the safe zone of our beloved 80’s for the conceptual sake of presenting you two texts about two books which are radiant
The legendary retro-horror giant FANGORIA is back from the dead and teaming up with Lakeshore Records to bring you "HOLLYDOOM," a hellish audial celebration of the past, present, and future of terror and dread! This soundtrack features some devilishly delightful tracks from horror and synth
The missing All – prevented Me
From missing minor Things.
It is an hypothesis that the sun will rise tomorrow: and this means that we do not know whether it will rise.
PART 1 -
It was the middle of the night.
Chauncey had just stumbled his way out of the VIP lounge and down the alley connecting Spruce to Locust as he was casually strolling to his own beat. His arms moving in rhythm and his stride wide.
It’s a typical morning consisting of drinking and writing. Living in Tucson, AZ is somewhat of a culture shock to my sensibilities. Shock the same way you'd shock a wild animal by placing him in a sanitized suburban, urban outfitter exhibition decorated by hipster and
One of the least frequent reasons we grab the spine of a book while rummaging through shelves of either a library or a bookstore is the sole sight of the title. Now this may seem a bit strange but at first glance only. Most of
Philip K. Dick. What more can be possibly said about this outlandish individual when there have already been tens of fountain pens emptied, hundreds of typewriters jammed and thousands of keyboards broken in two over his bizarre "precise-adjectives-proof" prose? Not to mention millions of film
Half past Noon obliterates itself in favor of quarter to none. We are stranded in the middle of this indecipherable lucifer-ish hour which indicates neither the imminent necessity of dawn nor the continuous perseverance of night. Our weary eyes are fixed with hazy gazes, our