Rudy Rucker’s Book Picks for 2015 | Rudy’s Blog

From his travels in Guanajuato.

Rudy Rucker is one of my all time favorite authors and now we get to know what he’s been reading!!!

Spoiler. New William Gibson, old Kim Stanley Robinson, and Pynchon!

“I’ve been seeing various “Authors Recommend Books” columns lately, so thought I’d put in my ten cents worth. I’m constantly looking for books these days…”

Source: Rudy’s Book Picks for 2015 | Rudy’s Blog

P.S.

A bunch of Rudy’s earlier written work was just re-released on ebook and paper! Check out Spacetime Donuts for example! Classic early acid style with neat and plausible physics as plot devices!

Men Explain LOLITA To Me by Rebecca Solnit

It is a fact universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of an opinion must be in want of a correction. Well, actually, no it isn’t, but who doesn’t love riffing on Jane Austen? The answer is: lots of people, because we’re all different and some of us haven’t even read Pride and Prejudice dozens of times, but the main point is that I’ve been performing interesting experiments in proffering my opinions and finding that some of the men out there respond on the grounds that my opinion is wrong, while theirs is right because they are convinced that their opinion is a fact, while mine is a delusion. Sometimes they also seem to think that they are in charge, of me as well of facts.

Continue reading by clicking on link below.

http://lithub.com/men-explain-lolita-to-me/

Discuss after reading.