Crossing-Under. Children’s books that adults read


Why? What's the attraction? Is it because children's (And YA) are where the 'stories' really are? The detractors would point out that these books are too simplistic. Too light and too fast--certainly lighter and faster than the Russian novel some … [Read more...]

The reality of fantasy: The rise of the Gamers


Did Leonardo da Vinci really invent the helicopter, or did he simply draw a picture of what one might look like? It isn't really the same thing, but it is the case that if you look hard enough, some ideas, hypothetical scenarios, will eventually and … [Read more...]