Just why are these writers shunned? Science fiction authors have long been outcasts from the literary world, John Howell writes at galacticbrain.com, sometimes attacked by their own. He quotes Margaret…Continue readingWhat’s wrong with SF authors?
Most Western readers have a peculiar blind spot in the historical tapestry of European history. The Empire of Byzantium. There’s the Glory Of Rome, and then there’s the Middle Ages.…Continue readingA love story retold
Our cities are full of majestic monuments, stunning sculptures and artistic statues, each having a story to tell, Bored Panda says and offers us 25 of them. Image credits: Bruno…Continue readingGreatest sculpture?
The top 10 bookworms’ tales From Hamlet through Helene Hanff to the Very Hungry Caterpillar, novelist Niall Williams browses the best books that manage to make heroes out of readers.…Continue readingThe heroic reader