No critic can ever "ruin" a work you like, unless you don't know what their job really is.
There better be something new under the sun, or else!
On writing about a kind of man that no longer exists.
On improving the world: start at home, inside your own skin.
On the ways violence becomes an aesthetic unto itself in our entertainments.
There have traditionally been three great or at the very least formative dystopian novels of the 20th century: Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, George Orwell’s 1984 and Evgeny Zamyatin’s We. The first two are almost stereotypically familiar; in my case...
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