Monthly Archives: October 2015

PROPELLER BEANIES AND SCIENCE FICTION

“As Peter Nicholls observed of Le Guin’s London speech, the silent figure in the elegant black velvet suit and the propellor beanie, rather nervously reading the prepared speech, quickly turned into a companion speaking directly to each of the six-hundred … Continue reading

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AVOIDING PROUST (AND OTHER OLD & OBVIOUS THOUGHTS)

Dear ONION, These days I’ve been avoiding Proust like the plague, in which sense I probably join an old and obvious tradition – I think I have come across more people groaning about the idea of reading Proust than actually … Continue reading

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