I know at the end of the day I don't really have to justify buying books, even as "research". But I still justify it.
Another year, another round of book purging from my collection. What stays and what goes, and why?
How can we live as a species, knowing now the temptation to righteous power will always exist even in (and maybe especially in) the best of us? And how do we let all that not get in the way of us getting very real boots off our very real necks?
On beloved books, grown distinguished with age and wear.
One of the many things the proliferation of the smartphone seems to have killed is the Beloved Weatherbeaten Paperback.
My new novel, "Unmortal", eighth in the Infinimata Press lineup, is now available in both paperback and ebook editions!
On my long-honed sense of when something is rare and should be acquired, lest you never see it again.
Barrows Dunham's 1947 work of popular philosophy deserves the widest possible audience in 2020.
The "remastered" version of "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned" is now available!
A look at the upcoming "remastered" editions of my books "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned", "Welcome To The Fold", and "Flight Of The Vajra".
My new fantasy/adventure novel (well, it's a lot more than that, really) is now available on Kindle and in print.
Awaiting a proof copy of my new novel "The Fall Of The Hammer".
Sometimes adapting something, as one form of remaking it, can do it a favor.
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?
How the Open Library, digital resources, and my own reading habits have changed my bookbuying.
The more I try to parse it, the more this business of best-of, of ranking things, seems a consumerist attitude.
Purging bookshelves, freeing up space, lightening the load.
The joys and tribulations of the Open Library.
You miss out on less than you think.
Are international literary prizes just for "foreign writers who make sense to us"?
How the Open Library is keeping me from drowning in books.
On reading Scorsese talk about Scorsese.
Stuff I'm looking out for, anticipating, and recommending.
On "volume equals value for money" in books.
A Kafka quote re-examined.