Tag Archives: New English Library

My First Penguin Book


I like the look and feel of books. Buying from the Penguin imprint was a step in the dark. At the time – the 1960’s – its covers were in tune with English middle class sensibilities; stuffy product, uninspiring presentation. … Continue reading

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Philosophy in Science Fiction


Do you have anything to say? I was always struck by the pithy aphorisms that littered the works of writers such as Zelazny and Heinlein. In a few words they could show what made the protagonist tick, or even the … Continue reading

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