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One of the students today told me about Eunoia, by Christian Bok. Below is the description from Amazon: "Writing is inhibiting. Sighing, I sit, scribbling in ink this pidgin script. I sing with nihilistic witticism, disciplining signs with trifling gimmicks impish hijinks which highlight stick sigils. Isn't...

I am writing this from my old notebook, because my desktop video card appears to have died. It has wonderful blue screens, red dots, green dots, and removing drivers and so forth seem not to solve this. Even safe mode appears not to be safe. Wonderful. At...

This morning, my mother came over. One of the first things she asked me if I had watched the Michael Jackson funeral. I didn't, but she did. Apparently his coffin was golden. Anyone else fancy a refresher course on the kind of man Michael Jackson really...

Today's compliment comes from Rjurik Davidson: I suspect here we get an interesting example of a divide that runs right through the SF world: the differing aesthetics of readers who like traditional genre elements (plot, pace, sense of wonder) and those who are literary, concerned with...

From Deb Layne (wheatland_press) Starting right now and ending on July 31, 2009 at midnight (Pacific Time), buy any two Wheatland Press titles and get a third title absolutely free. Just specify the title of your free book choice in the comment box of the PayPal...

The other day I got an email from Sean Wallace who told me that there was a sudden spike in Black Sheep sales in June. He had no idea why, and neither did I, though I figured it had everything to do with German students...