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  • Cory Doctorow’s Web Presence

    I read Cory Doctorow’s didactic dystopian near future Speculative Fiction (“SF”) Young Adult (“YA”) novels Pirate Cinema, and Walkaway, and the collection of novellas Radicalized in the last few years. I recall his story “When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth“, published in his 2007 collection Overclocked and widely reprinted. I have recently read his novels Little […]

  • Index (a Book)

    Index, by Dennis Dutton, was favourably reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement, the Guardian, the NY Times and the Washington Post. I put a hold on it while the Greater Victoria library system had it on order. As the reviews promised, the book has anecdotes about British writers, including the historian MacAulay, the 18th century […]