Tag Archives: What I’m Reading

Analog February 1975

I’m not spending any time on the non-stories in these old Analogs, but that’s not because what’s there isn’t interesting. In fact,  reading those reviews and editorials and science articles are a large part of the fun of this cultural … Continue reading

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Analog January 1975

A friend of my mom’s gifted me with a entire year’s worth of Analog from 1975. How could I turn this down? I’m fascinated with the history of speculative fiction and what better way to immerse myself in that history … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading (June Edition)

AS ALWAYS, THOUGH I’VE NEVER SAID THIS BEFORE, SPOILERS AHEAD. BE WARNED!!!! Extra Virginity by Tom Mueller Is it enough to say that reading this book caused me to go out and buy non-grocery store olive oil? To drink shots … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading (May Edition)

What I’m Reading (May Edition) Published a few seconds ago Apologies for the flood of book bites. I let myself get backed up. Also, I thought you might be starving. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood This is … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: April Edition (Considerably Late) (Part 2)

A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab I went to see Victoria Schwab give a reading/talk here in Houston with my friend J who adores her writing. She was amazing, both inspiring and intimidating, and so I snatched … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: April Edition (Considerably Late) (Part 1)

The End of the World by Don Hertzfeldt I love Don Hertzfeldt, from the moment I watched REJECTED to the times I witnessed a balloon terrorize a little boy through his later, epic films that deal with the end of … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: March Edition

I Might Be Mistaken by Barbara Duffey I dug through yards of disintegrating feces around the ruins of the temple’s outbuilding, all decked out in goat shit dust. (“Hircine”) Barbara is more of a narrative poet than I am, by … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading (Mid-February Edition)

Some months I read as though the only way I can navigate the world is through words. The War of Dolls by Michelle Painchaud This is a book you can’t read (yet) because it hasn’t been published (yet). Instead, I … Continue reading

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What I’m reading: January Edition

And here is your probably-not-even-remotely regular list of things I’ve read, with short thoughts about each, because I can. Also, because what I read definitely influences what I write, and so knowing what I’m reading my explain what you receive … Continue reading

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Unpulped #9: They Walked Like Men by Clifford D. Simak

This novel is about bowling balls and talking dogs and the eventual takeover of the Earth by underhanded Galactic realtors. It’s a mess. It’s glorious in its insanity. It is the best example I’ve come across illustrating the A. E. … Continue reading

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