Month: September 2017

Brian Aldiss R.I.P.

23aldiss-obit-2-blog427-v2Along with J.G. Ballard and Michael Moorcock, Aldiss is a leader in British science fiction and fantasy, but like the others, he took that experience and sensibility and wrote some of the most vital novels that should just be thought of as fiction–irrespective of genre.

New York Times
The Guardian
The Telegraph interview

In Memoriam John Ashbery

“Words in proximity to one another take on another meaning,” he said. “What you hear at a given moment is a refraction of what’s gone before or after.”
New York Times