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Max Beerbohm

A Brief History of Time Travel: 6 Key Books

by Paul

So far this year, we’ve looked forward in time to consider the books that will be coming out this month, then travelled back in time to the very beginnings of science fiction. Since we’re still recovering from this literary jetlag, it seems only appropriate to look at the history of this literary device. We’ve picked […]

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4 Science Fiction Books About The Decline and Simplification of Language in the Future

by Paul

Books Categories: Books

I re-read Max Beerbohm’s wonderful time travel story, “Enoch Soames” recently. If you haven’t read it, you should; it’s in The Time Traveler’s Almanac edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, and that’s a collection you should have anyway. There’s a point when Enoch Soames returns from his visit to 1997 with an example of that writing […]

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