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I am Ender

November 4, 2013


I saw the movie Ender’s Game on Saturday. The book has been on my “must read” list for well over a decade but keeps slipping off the top 5 due to other “commitments” (aka Wheel of Time). With it being released on 1 Nov I felt I must read the novel prior to seeing the […]

A Clockwork Orange: 50 years later

May 2, 2012


I just finished Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange. It was released in the US a few years before I was born and I just got around to reading it. Partly because I had heard the movie was so violent and disturbing. What I found in the novel was not as bad as portrayed […]

Books have always been my best friends

December 31, 2011


Wow, today’s unusual. Going for a second blog post. But the first was a little self-deprecation and more to get me in the writing mode. Which brings me to this topic: reading to write or writing to read. I know that might not make much sense. But in my own internal dialogue it goes like […]