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Mirimirage

Allusion is not Illusion

You'll pry my books off my cold, dead body. By the time you shift them all I'll be flat and dessicated.

Currently reading

Winter's Tales
Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Penguin Classics)
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
You Can Sketch: A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
Jackie Simmonds
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Martin Millar
Quest for the Green Man - John Matthews Ways to make people not take your book seriously:

-- Start with a poem by yourself.
-- Use contemporary sources to make historical or mythological arguments.
-- Have your wife and other friends provide illustrations.
-- Mix together objective academic approaches with your personal religious beliefs.
-- Say things like "If you can hear deeply, the earth sings with bounteous energy."
-- Put in lots of photos of random trees, and actors you think are cute.
-- Compose hippyish "meditations" and write them in 2nd person.
-- Conflate everything you can think of from other cultures with your own.
-- Be published by the Theosophical Society.