Recent posts tagged books


2022


Toss It In Your Satchel

One of the many things the proliferation of the smartphone seems to have killed is the Beloved Weatherbeaten Paperback.

'Unmortal' Is Now Available!

My new novel, "Unmortal", eighth in the Infinimata Press lineup, is now available in both paperback and ebook editions!

2021


The Instinct To Pounce

On my long-honed sense of when something is rare and should be acquired, lest you never see it again.

2020


Man Against Myth (Barrows Dunham)

Barrows Dunham's 1947 work of popular philosophy deserves the widest possible audience in 2020.

'Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned', Remastered, Is Now Available

The "remastered" version of "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned" is now available!

Glimpses Of The Near Future Shelf

A look at the upcoming "remastered" editions of my books "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned", "Welcome To The Fold", and "Flight Of The Vajra".

'The Fall Of The Hammer' Is Now Available!

My new fantasy/adventure novel (well, it's a lot more than that, really) is now available on Kindle and in print.

Waiting On Proof

Awaiting a proof copy of my new novel "The Fall Of The Hammer".

I Liked The Movie Better. No, Really.

Sometimes adapting something, as one form of remaking it, can do it a favor.

The Burden Of Being Enthusiastic

I'm way behind on everything these days, and the biggest reason for that is there's just so much more of everything. But it's no crime to miss out, is it?

2019


Book Your Own Life!

How the Open Library, digital resources, and my own reading habits have changed my bookbuying.

The Best Of The Best Of The Best

The more I try to parse it, the more this business of best-of, of ranking things, seems a consumerist attitude.

Less Is Less (Is More)

Purging bookshelves, freeing up space, lightening the load.

Bibliophile's Lament

The joys and tribulations of the Open Library.

The Case For Preferring Older Books

You miss out on less than you think.

Another Land's Words

Are international literary prizes just for "foreign writers who make sense to us"?

The Pile That Never Shrinks

How the Open Library is keeping me from drowning in books.

2018


The Kid In The Window Stays In The Picture

On reading Scorsese talk about Scorsese.

Catching My Eye (2018-12-10 Edition)

Stuff I'm looking out for, anticipating, and recommending.

Large And In Charge

On "volume equals value for money" in books.

Axes For The Frozen Seas

A Kafka quote re-examined.

That Pile On The Nightstand

The overwhelming majority of what I'm genuinely curious about reading has been nonfiction. I hate that.

57 Channels Redux

And still nothing on.

2017


57,000 Channels And Still Nothing On

On the "drawbacks to the all-access, all-free world".

Drowning In The Popcult Goldmine Dept.

How to survive the modern digital cultural flood: have no sense of history.


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