Books

The Bone Clocks – The Most Beautiful Novel I’ve Ever Hated

(NOTICE: This is a review and plot summary of David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks, and will contain significant spoilers for it, as well as spoilers for some of Mitchell’s other works, notably including Cloud Atlas.) Like probably most of his readers, I first ran across David Mitchell’s work when I read Cloud Atlas, a flawed but very memorable fiction that pulled the reader through...
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Books

Book Review: Rising Up and Rising Down

I first wrote a review for Rising Up and Rising Down for the Isocracy Network as I’d finished my second reading of it. I continue to be amazed at how much there is to learn from it, and how many different things each reader takes from it. With political violence on the rise and class consciousness starting to gather around issues like wealth inequality,...
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