This post is a review of Ruth Ozeki's novel A Tale For The Time Being, and it contains one (mild) spoiler. I'll tell you when the spoiler's coming so that you can avert your eyes if you don't want to see it. Dogen, Dogen, Dogen. I can't get enough of the guy these days. When … Continue reading The World Will Be Better For This
You think you want more reality? You've had nothing yet.
If you want to re-enchant the world, it's time to fire up your proton pack.
And it's a clear world, windswept and full of beauty as the crests of mountains; as beautiful as the cracked lips of adolescents. "Beautiful as..." But these aren't the words of a Surrealist poet, or at least not of a conscious one; they are from The Order Of Time, the most recent little popular-science book … Continue reading Reality Is Not What It Seems
A response to Alain Joubert’s “Cartes sur table: adresse aux surréalistes”, the opening essay in What Will Be Cover design copyright of Brumes Blondes Alain Joubert thinks that Surrealism is at risk of falling into obsolescence. He may or may not be right about that. In this time of global revolt and unprecedented repression, is … Continue reading Open/Closed