7 Great Book Dedications

Dedication are the little things at the front of many books that we skip over to get to the first chapter. Small and overlooked, the dedication is often the author’s way of getting in a “Hi mom!” before the book starts. Most of the dedications one finds in books are of the sort we find […]

The Best Writing of The Week | Harlan Ellison

Neil Gaiman told me to read Harlan Ellison, and if Mr. Gaiman says something, I obey. (This is also why I read Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell) I come relatively late to Harlan Ellison but am not sorry for it; I’m glad there’s something this good out there still left for me to […]

The Secrets That Dwell in the Back of Dark Books

I’m reading a dark, dark book, and in the back I found a dark, dark secret. I tend to read books completely; the preface, the introduction, the dedication and all appendices and epilogues. Doing this just paid off. Alan Moore’s From Hell is a dense and dark book about the possible story behind Jack the […]

Með stjörnur í augunum

Twitter er yndislegt fyrirbæri. Ég byrjaði að nota Twitter fyrir vinnuna, en bjó mér þó líka til aðgang sjálfur sem lá að mest óhreyfður. Hægt og rólega hef ég þó verið að “fylgja” fleirum. Twitter virkar þannig að það geta allir “fylgt” þér, þ.e. séð allt sem þú skrifar, ólikt Facebook þar sem maður þarf […]