LitStack Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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Dark Matter Blake Crouch Publisher:  Crown Release Date:  July 26, 2016 ISBN 978-1-101-90422-0 When you read in an author’s Acknowledgements page, and he thanks his film and TV manager, and his entertainment attorney, and then you read the line, “I couldn’t ask for a stronger group trying to make XXXXX, the movie, a reality,” you [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – To Read or Not to Read: What Really is the Question?

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We’ve all seen the adage, “So many books, so little time!”  I myself find this to be so very true – there are indeed many, many wonderful books available to most of us, too many to be read in one lifetime.  So where does someone who loves books draw the line?  How do we gauge [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – the Crux of the Biscuit

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Every time I hear someone keening about the threat that some new technology, gadget, application, movement or fad poses to another long established tradition, product or process, I think of something that the great actor and pop culture philosopher Stephen Fry said (via Twitter, no doubt):  “Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.” He’s [….]