Tag Archive: UK fiction

Wilberforce, by HS Cross @ NYJB

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In “Wilberforce” HS Cross crafts passages of agonizing psychological self-torment with a master’s ear for the perfect phrase.

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Commonplace Book: Priorities

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“She was a Calvinistic Sabbatarian in religion, and in worldly manners she was a devout believer in the high rank of her noble relatives.”

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On Being Human Redux: Notes on “Orphan Black”

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An occasional series that is a continuation of my essay anthology, On Being Human: critical looks at books and movies that examine the question of humanity. (Buy the limited edition hardcover, Kindle version,… Continue reading

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CCLaP Fridays: NSFW Files … the Book! Coming out next Monday (1/19/15)

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The NSFW Files includes essays on erotica written by a Nobel laureate, an outsider artist, a surrealist, and a French prisoner, among many more. Most important, the essay collection offers an answer to the question, “What dirty book should I read next?”

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Commonplace Book: “Death, be not proud …” by John Donne

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A well known sonnet from John Donne.

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The NSFW Files: Lost Girls, by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie

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This week Karl Wolff concludes his essay series “The NSFW Files” with an essay on the controversial graphic novel, Lost Girls, by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie.

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Reviews in Brief: Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two: Written by Douglas Wolk, Illustrated by Ulises Farinas

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Espresso-sized book reviews for readers on the go. Karl Marx wrote in his 1852 book, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, “Hegel remarks somewhere that all facts and personages of great importance in… Continue reading

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The On Being Human Guerrilla Literary Salon

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The On Being Human Guerrilla Literary Salon is happening right now! You should totally go to it and get your hands on a limited edition handmade hardcover edition of the book.

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Countdown to CONvergence 2014: Samuel Beckett, science fiction writer

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Samuel Beckett, science fiction writer, what is says on the tin.

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On Being Human Redux: Further looks at books and movies that examine the question of humanity

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On Being Human Redux is an essay series that looks at serial killers, clones, the Culture series, a Beckett play, bunnies in Beatrix Potter and Richard Adams, and adroids.

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