Tag: Adam Roberts

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| December 8, 2016

The Thing of the Year

For many Decembers now I have looked forward with great anticipation to John Wilson’s list of his favorite books...

| November 22, 2016


In yesterday’s post on Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars trilogy I quoted Adam Roberts commenting on the...

| November 21, 2016

the asymptote of utopia

I just re-read Kim Stanley Robinson’s magnificent Mars trilogy — about which I hope to teach a class someday —...

| May 21, 2016

Roberts; the Bruce

In a post this morning on Seamus Heaney’s fragmentary translation of the Aeneid, my friend Adam Roberts...

| June 14, 2015

organizing the sensorium

In his extraordinary book The Presence of the Word (1967), Walter Ong wrote, Growing up, assimilating the wisdom of the...