Philip K. Dick ~ Beyond Lies The Wub (The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. V)

Having made my way through all of Philip K. Dick‘s novels last summer, and having finally obtained all five volumes of the comprehensive and beautifully archived Gollancz Edition (not in print anymore, Amazon associate outlets had them fairly cheap), i’m reading the whole lot of PKD’s short stories. i’d already read Vol. 5, which had …

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Glenn Gray ~ The Little Boy Inside and Other Stories

Just finished reading a fantastic collection from Ann and Stona Fitch‘s imprint, Concord Free Press‘s Concord ePress, The Little Boy Inside and Other Stories by radiologist and writer, Glenn Gray. lots of anomalous physiological horror stories, like if Oliver Sacks was a surgeon with macabre case histories collaborated with Thomas Ligotti or Stephen Graham Jones. …

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John Eliot Gardiner ~ Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

just finished reading John Eliot Gardiner’s impassioned retelling of J. S. BACH‘s life (mainly by an appreciation, deeply interpreted and inhabited, of a comprehensive knowledge of his liturgical music), Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven. what an incredible experience. especially hearing, as soundtrack for my two-week traversal of this epochal biography, Nikolaus Harnoncourt’s supple, …

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