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A Master Reading List for A Song of Ice And Fire

I put together a preliminary list for a friend a couple years ago, and many know I’m a huge fan of the Dunk & Egg novellas, so they’ve asked me if/when they should read the novellas vs. the novels. A reading order for A Song of Ice and Fire according to publishing date: A Game of Thrones […]

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A Year in Books, 2013

So apparently I haven’t touched this thing in a year, but I figure if I’m paying for it I should be doing something with it.  I had all sorts of ideas of what I would do when I had the time, but no surprise, other things happened instead. I kept a running list of books […]

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Our Rocket Summer is Coming. On Ray Bradbury and The Martian Chronicles

You know I meant to use this site all summer and just never did.  I wish I had.  I’ve got half a dozen half-written pieces I had ideas for that I never got around to finishing up and posting. Stupid.  When I started this in the spring I was adamant I wouldn’t just repost other peoples stuff […]

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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, published in 1984.  Fourteen stories, Fourteen pictures.  A title, a single line, and a beautiful image to accompany them.  How could you not fall in love with this? The portfolio edition, enlarged posters with a new print, was published in 1996.  I asked for both of these books for my […]

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To Love a Book.

  The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore I know this film already made the rounds of the internet, especially after winning the Oscar for best animated short last month, but I couldn’t help but share it one more time. My friend showed me the film the day of the Oscars—I had never heard of it before […]

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