Abigail Nussbaum over at Asking the Wrong Questions rounds up some reactions to this year’s Hugo winners, and with some of her own: “In other words, Blackout/All Clear‘s win not only rewards bad writing, it rewards cultural appropriation and exploitative business practices. It definitely has my vote for […]
A new Ted Chiang story always feels like a gift from the universe. Even better, “The Lifecycle of Software Objects” is available both as a fancy book/art object and as a free online version!
At first, I resisted reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel. A guy is stranded on a raft – it sounded like a concept that had been done before. But my friends raved about the book constantly, and when I finally broke down and read it, I found […]