Posts Tagged ‘weird fiction’

It is hard to review a book that you cannot explain or sum up but especially when it is not one that you can explain or sum up by saying you can neither explain it or sum it up. Michael Cisco’s Member is a book that tests the limits of coherency without appearing to do […]


The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities ed by Jeff and Ann Vandermeer is now available. “After the death of Dr. Thackery T. Lambshead at his house in Wimpering-on-the-Brook, England, a remarkable discovery was unearthed: the remains of an astonishing cabinet of curiosities. Many of these artifacts, curios, and wonders related to anecdotes and stories […]


Over at Hypertiling Fabio has an interesting post about the weird, China Mieville, and the relationship of the weird to speculative philosophy. In general, the post is interesting and provides some interesting bits of clarification but, at times, the language is unnecessarily mean spirited. It would be an exacerbation of ego to assume that it […]


Curiosities

01Feb11

The table of contents and cover design for Ann and Jeff VanderMeer’s The Thackery¬† T Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities. The general description is as follows: “A showcase for some of the world’s greatest imaginations, copiously illustrated‚Ķ A stunning find beneath the famed Dr. Thackery T. Lambshead’s house years after his death: a basement space lost […]



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