We are nearing the end of "Martian Time-Slip". In this part of the novel, things get a little bit weird.
First part of my review of "The Song of the Lark", a heafty novel by Willa Cather about becoming an artist, the rapidly changing frontier, and the costs of being a career woman.
The second half of my review of Willa Cather's "O Pioneers". Next up, "The Song of the Lark."
More of my thoughts on Philip K. Dick's novel "Martian Time-Slip".
The first episode of a two part series on Willa Cather's novel "O Pioneers".
Part two of my series on Philip K. Dick's 1964 novel "Martian Time-Slip".
The first part of my thoughts on Dick's 1964 novel "Martian Time-Slip". Oh, it is so good!
The first episode in my series on the early novels of Willa Cather. We begin with her collection of short stories on art and artists, "The Troll Gardens".
A bit more on the media and the mythology of history in "If There Was No Benny Cemoli", another a Philip K. Dick's 1963 short stories.
I close out my series on turn on early 20th century Afircan-American writers with a look at some more essays by James Weldon Johnson and some of his poems.
Next up, Willa Cather's early works.
In this episode, I look at some of James Weldon Johnson's early essays and the introductions to some of his edited work.
In this episode I will look at two Philip K. Dick tales that make up a single story. "Stand-by" and "What'll We Do WIth Ragland Park" together make a short novel about the media, automated political power, folk music, and posthumanism.
Back to some Philip K. Dick short stories. The first we will look at is "The Days of Perky Pat" a tale about war, the future, and Barbie dolls.
The finale of my review of James Weldon's Johnson autobigraphy, "Along This Way" Thsi part focuses on his civil rights work with the NAACP.
In this part of "Along This Way" James Weldon Johnson discusses his career in the State Department and his participation in U.S. imperialism in Latin America.
The finale of my review and commentary on Philip K. Dick's novel "The Gameplayers of Titan".
Part 2 of James Weldon Johnson's autobiography "Along This Way" looks at his time in New York with with his brother and his time as a school principal.
Part 3 of my review and comments of Philip K. Dick's "The Game-Players of Titan". Thanos has yet to show up.