Fantasy - A Nerd's Guide to Reading. Image of the Day: 32 fictional fantasy world maps in one. An Interactive Guide to NPRs List of Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books. Where do you want to start?
Do you like Cyberpunk? Are you going to be upset when you don't find Harry Potter? Gritty Noir, Neo-Victorian or Samurai? Ready to blast into space? Are you new to the fantasy genre? Are you a war buff? Don't you mean underground? How to Build a Universe That Doesnt Fall Apart Two Days Later. First, before I begin to bore you with the usual sort of things science fiction writers say in speeches, let me bring you official greetings from Disneyland.
I consider myself a spokesperson for Disneyland because I live just a few miles from it — and, as if that were not enough, I once had the honour of being interviewed there by Paris TV. For several weeks after the interview, I was really ill and confined to bed. Customized book side tables. 74 Books to Read if You Love the Hunger Games.
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6 Books Everyone (Including Your English Teacher) Got Wrong. Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anybody who grew up in the 1960s (and still remembers anything about it) can tell you what Lewis Carroll's classic children's book was really all about: A girl takes a "trip" down the rabbit hole and finds herself in a surreal world where animals start talking to her.
After she eats some "mushrooms," everything starts to change sizes before her eyes. She meets an over-stimulated "white rabbit" and a stoned caterpillar smoking a "shitload of drugs. " We didn't really need Jefferson Airplane to clarify it; Alice in Wonderland is the Fear and Loathing of fairy tales.
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Charles Willeford was unique among crime writers. His novels defied the conventions of the genre with naturalistic pacing, droll wit, and a melancholic worldview. During an exile from crime writing, Willeford self-published experimental poetry and memoir, including a book-length account of his hemorrhoidectomy, before returning to the genre with his Hoke Moseley series, the first of which is Miami Blues. Fresh out of prison and on a spree at the beginning of the novel, Junior Frenger is an engagingly rational sociopath who decides to settle down in suburban Miami—not to retire, but to rob his new neighbors while posing as Detective Moseley. The 13 scariest books of all time NOT written by Stephen King. Yes, we all know King is the Sultan of Scare, and that books like The Shining, Salem's Lot, and It will make you quake in your fuzzy slippers.
But here are 13 books that'll start the shivers while spreading the wealth. SILENCE OF THE LAMBS Thomas Harris This isn't the first time we'd meet the psychopathic Hannibal Lecter—that'd be Red Dragon—but it was the most eerie. And what's more, he wasn't the only serial baddie at work: Buffalo Bill took his share of trophies as Silence of the Lambs worked its way into the public's collective cerebral cortex. GHOST STORY Peter Straub Four men, comfortable in their middle-agedness, never speak of the young woman they killed 50 years before and buried in a watery grave. THE ROAD Cormac McCarthy DRACULA Bram Stoker. Out of Print Clothing - StumbleUpon.
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Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed. Dettmer manipulates the pages and spines to form the shape of his sculptures. He also folds, bends, rolls, and stacks multiple books to create completely original sculptural forms. "My work is a collaboration with the existing material and its past creators and the completed pieces expose new relationships of the book’s internal elements exactly where they have been since their original conception," he says.
Amazing Scenery Carved out of the Books. A native of Quebec, Canadian Guy Larame – a man fully talented. He is not only a gifted painter and sculptor, but also won the recognition of a musician, composer and director. Guy has devoted more than thirty years, the art of life, his work is known in many art galleries, he has performed in numerous theaters around the world. However, inexplicably, he manages to find time to one of his main hobby – anthropology. Guy Larame carves beautiful mountain landscapes and architectural patterns from old books. - StumbleUpon. Tequila Mockingbird. Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia - StumbleUpon. Setting book lists.