Under Cover of Darkness, eds. Julie E. Czerneda and Jana PanicciaThe Name of the Rose, by Umberto EcoThe 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, by Jacobson & ColonSailing Time’s Ocean, by Terrence M. Green
Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla, by Stephen KingUnderstanding Comics, by Scott McCloudDark Tower VI: Song of Susannah, by Stephen King
Friday night I went to see Stephen King presented with a life-time achievement award. The theatre was full and the stage was decorated with at least two dozen of his book covers, that still represented only about a third of his body of work. The night started with speeches by Margaret Atwood, Clive Barker, and… Continue reading Audience with the King
I have my ticket ready for Booked, an event associated with Canada's Book Expo. One of the big name guests is Stephen King. He's the main draw for me, and probably one of my biggest inspirations when it comes to wanting to write. I devoured his novels as a teen, and though I stepped away… Continue reading Off to see the King
Just recently finished reading:Lankhmar book 1: Swords and Deviltry, by Fritz LeiberBreakpoint, by Richard A. ClarkeThe Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass, by Stephen King.
The Foreign Correspondent, by Alan FurstNineteen Eighty Four, by George OrwellFreakanomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Finished reading Orwell's Nineteen Eighty Four not long after seeing Death of a Salesman at a local theater. Two very bleak stories to be sure. Nineteen Eighty Four might edge out Death of a Salesman in that there is absolutely no hope of things getting better for anyone at the end of the book. At… Continue reading Bleaksville