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Archive for the month “July, 2015”

Love the trap you’re in

When I was thirteen, my favorite novel was Edmund Cooper’s The Overman Culture. I still own more copies of this novel than any other, and rank it as one of the most important books I’ve ever read. But I wish I could rip the last thirty or so pages out of every copy. Read more…


Disposable flotsam

A few years ago, my wife and I decided to erect a flimsy wooden shack in a crowded, fire-hazard ghetto in the depths of the world’s most seismically and volcanically unstable region. In short, we built a house in Tokyo. Read more…

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