A series of notes, drawings and journal entries by Esther Grace Earl, a teenager who died of thyroid cancer. A complicated work, about the ordinariness of people who are ill, and the extra-ordinariness of people.
This month I’ve been binge-watching John Green play FIFA 2011, FIFA 13 and FIFA 14, while he discusses life and the writing process. I’ve also been binge-watching Thug Notes. This has prevented me getting a lot of audiobook listening in. Still, here are my reads for March. You’ll note they look a lot like the reading […]
You’re reading the Odyssey for your book club? Congratulations. It’s a tricky and tangled work. I hope these questions help you to pick through some of its features. Please be aware that our book club discussion questions contain spoilers! The narrative structure of the book is odd. Why is that? We start with Telemachus, and […]
Over on Open Culture they have an excellent article on the Digital Comics Museum. At time of writing, membership is free, and members may download any or all of the collections. They have over 100 000 out-of-copyright comics. The copyright expiration angle means they come from before the emergence of the modern superhero properties, and so they […]
Every so often the Library Service gets together with its magazine suppliers and renovates its orders. This time around my branch lost Masterchef (the magazine has been cancelled) and instead we have a brilliant magazine I’ve been privately lobbying for. Fortean Times in now available through our service. Fortean Times is not a New Age or revealed truth […]