Lines on a map

I’ve been re-reading one of my all time favourite books, Mason and Dixon by Thomas Pynchon, which fictionalises the friendship between the astronomer and the surveyor as they observe the transit of Venus from the Cape of Good Hope and Saint Helena, and later...

Last Book, Next Book

Some notes on the book I just finished, and the next one I’m going to read. K. Sainz Borgo (2019). It would be night in Caracas. HarperCollins, NY. When I bought this I did have an inkling that its politics might be a bit iffy to my mind. Well, that turned out...

Last Book, Next Book

Some notes on the book I just finished, and the next one I’m going to read. J. Demers (2015). Drone and Apocalypse: An exhibit catalog for the end of the world. Zero Books, Croyden UK. N. Shute (1957). On the beach. Vintage, London UK. Drone and Apocalypse is a...

Last Book, Next Book

Some notes on the book I just finished, and the next one I’m going to read. T. J. Entwisle (2014). Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia’s changing seasons. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood. I had for some time wanted to read something about a system of seasons...