Manage episode 193278403 series 1394059
In which we discuss,
1. A City Inside by Tillie Walden, Avery Hill Publishing, 2016.
along with, among other things…
- An interview with The Austin Chronicle
- You can read her amazing webcomic, On a Sunbeam in its entirety here.
- A review of A City Inside in Publisher’s Weekly and Broken Frontier.
- A review of her memoir, Spinning, in the Guardian.
- Her Ghibli fan art.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
- An interview with The Awl
- He won the pulitzer prize for his novel The Sympathizer; here’s a review in the New York Times.
- Various sorts of reviews of his collection, The Refugees in The Rumpus, the LA Times, Necessary Fictions, and the New Yorker.
Those two magazines we mentioned in the intro
Some concerns with time and space and infinities in basements
- Transitions and gutters in comics.
- Scott McCloud, in his TED talk on “The visual magic of comics.”
- Michael Chabon writing about that one story by Borges, “The Aleph” in which there is infinity in a basement.
On the nature of ships in bottles and adventures in narrative
- A review of Inkheart in Kirkus
- That one Doctor Who episode, “The Girl in the Fireplace” in which the Madame de Pompadour has, through her life, occasional visits from the Doctor.
Some thoughts on reality and Blade Runner 2049