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Dr. Futurity – Philip K. Dick

I picked up Dr. Futurity in a used bookstore recently based on two criteria. First, one of my blindspots in the area of classic science fiction is the work of Philip K. Dick. I am aware of the premises for quite a few books, but I have never read any of them. Second, of the […]

Foucault’s Pendulum – Umberto Eco

True esotericism does not fear contradiction. People are starved for plans. If you offer them one, they fall on it like a pack of wolves. You invent, and they’ll believe. It’s wrong to add to the inventings that already exist. Foucault’s pendulum, this novel’s eponymous device, swings in the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers in […]