I have, frankly, had a sort of self-aggrandizing sense of my own importance since I was a young child. So I've been writing this book all my fucking life.
Bookstores of the Bay: A Curated List
If you’re looking to find some new shops to explore, or just simply hear about one person’s experiences with bookstores, keep on reading!
Surfing the Time Wave: Prescience in Frank Herbert’s Dune
Ever since H.G. Wells's The Time Machine, the topic of time and our ability to interact with it has been at the forefront of science fiction.
Hypertext Fiction: The Literary Genre That Was Theorized Before It Was Written
Think if Wikipedia was a novel, or a Choose Your Own Adventure book existed online.
Tumbling Down the Rabbit Hole: Review of Red Pill by Hari Kunzru
Its characters and events, while sinister, are plausible: an uncomfortable mirror to our own world.
To Delete or Not To Delete: Fanfiction and Lost Writing on the Internet
Fanfiction, and literature on the internet in general, raises new sorts of questions about the pitfalls and possibilities of archiving. How do you save not just an artifact, but all the software and hardware that is needed to run it?
Stars and Starts: Review of Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers
The book spins a vibrating tension between silken, lyrical imagery, and anxiety-inducing plot.
Four Sci-Fi Novels to Help Reimagine the World Around Us
In the introduction to her groundbreaking sci-fi novel The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin rebukes the claim that science fiction is about the future. “Science fiction is not predictive,” she explains, “it is descriptive.”