Archive for the 'Fiction' Category

Non-Fiction Readers Are From Mars, and Fiction Readers Are From Venus

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

Or are they? In the comments to this post on Ace of Spades, one Bob offers the observation that liberals seem to read more fiction than non-fiction, while for conservatives the reverse is true. At first glance it seems to me that this is true, because when I was young and dumb and full of […]

Welcome to the Machine

Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

Like the site says, “Anybody who uses the Internet should read E.M. Forster’s The Machine Stops.” I came upon this story a few years ago somewhere. Forster wrote it in 1909 — all I want to know is, how the hell did he know? It’s like he had a direct conduit into my goddamn life:
Then […]

Online books

Saturday, March 19th, 2005

Some books available online:

Trent’s Last Case by E. C. Bentley
The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton

Both books via Wittingshire.