David Foster Wallace is one scary-smart individual. Consider the Lobster is a collection of essays about topics running the gamut from the McCain 2000 presidential campaign, to the porn industry, to Dostoevsky.
All the topics are tackled with Wallace’s trademark incisive wit, gargantuan vocabulary, and meandering footnotes. All are fascinating reading.
The only problem with Consider the Lobster is that it makes you realize just how dumb you really are, which might actually not be a bad thing.
After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.
A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.
Includes The Incomplete Book of Running, Aching God, The Murderbot Diaries, Lies Sleeping, The Consuming Fire, and Rendezvous with Rama.
Did you know Las Vegas is kind of nutty?
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.