Daily Archives: November 10, 2020

Book Review: Blast Into Exile: Part Four

Officer’s Log: Day 1816 of Alpha Centauri Mission We have discovered the source of the exotic particles coming from the Alpha Centauri system that were spotted only a few years ago as a small trace by the explorers who first … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hermit In Paris

Hermit In Paris: Autobiographical Writings, by Italo Calvino There is a moment in this book where the author fails to realize what an ominous sign a mishandled rhetorical question is. The essay in question is “Was I A Stalinist Too?” … Continue reading

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Book Review: Collection Of Sand

Collection Of Sand, by Italo Calvino This is an odd collection, but it is by no means a bad collection. Calvino faces the sort of problem that humanity in general has to deal with, and that is the desire to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Cosmicomics

The Complete Cosmicomics, by Italo Calvino, translated by Martin McLaughlin, Tim Parks, and William Weaver This book is a somewhat sprawling connection of odd short stories that were viewed as part of a series, most of them with a protagonist … Continue reading

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