Reading Habits in Publishing

I am reading Philip K. Dick’s “The Penultimate Truth” at the moment.  It’s starting to perk up – Dick’s sci-fi is always laden with vaguely gauche but nonetheless compelling lingo and future slang.  It also has plot twist after plot twist – remorseless in some cases – which perfectly justify his work being in theContinue reading “Reading Habits in Publishing”

Book Review: “New Grub Street” by George Gissing

George Gissing published “New Grub Street” in 1891.  I picked it up for free on the Kindle store and read it on my ereader, initially just as something to pass the time whilst I waited for another book to arrive.   Gissing’s novel starts off fairly slowly and I almost gave up, but I am ratherContinue reading “Book Review: “New Grub Street” by George Gissing”