Category Archives: Book reviews

Book articles in 2015 overview

The written word is not dead yet despite all the multimedia. But as a medium, books certainly came a bit short last year. With only three articles (although one included three reviews), it was surprising that I didn’t write more … Continue reading

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Blogging 2015 overview

It took some time, but I finally managed to compile a list of all the articles I wrote last year. These were 223 in total, a big step up from 2014’s 76, 2013’s 120, or the humble beginnings of 77 … Continue reading

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Bookworming: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”

Is the narrative as odd as the title? Find out in Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (USA 2011, author: Ransom Higgs, publisher: Quirk Books) Sometimes the weirdest things can become things … Continue reading

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Bookworming: “Tales From Lovecraft Middle School 1-3”

It’s been quite some time since a book review has shown up here, and maybe it’s the right time again after writing about the sad death of Terry Pratchett to give the written word more space here, starting with Charles … Continue reading

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Bookworming: “Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture”

Geeks know science and have a compulsion to talk excessively about topics the real world doesn’t really care about. But what if this narrow categorization isn’t true and Stephen Segal’s Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture can save … Continue reading

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