for the love of all things wordy

Home /
Tag:  Russia

Tag: Russia


LitStack Review: High Stakes – A Wild Cards Novel edited by George R. R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass

High Stakes:  A Wild Cards Novel George R. R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass, editors Tor Books Release Date:  August 30, 2016 ISBN 978-0-7653-3562-3 In 1983, author George R. R. Martin was given a birthday gift:  SuperWorld, a roleplaying game. For two years, he and his Albuquerque gaming circle obsessed over building characters that then […]


Svetlana Alexievich Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature

For only the 14th time in its 111 year history, the Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to a woman, and for the first time, to a journalist working strictly in the nonfiction genre:  Svetlana Alexievich, from Belarus.  In her highly intimate and very human works, Ms. Alexievich collects hundreds of interviews chronicling the […]