Articles tagged “today elsewhere”
In Ozeki’s novel A Tale for the Time Being, a games interface developer is confronted by the possibility that the military will use his software to create user-friendly weapons technology. It is a conflict some in the gaming industry are desperate to avoid.
Each character is beautifully drawn, with a rich interior life, starkly different from one another in their experiences, yet each with a curious ache in their hearts. What emerges is a delicate, complex, moving novel, one to withstand—demand even—an instant second reading. The Read more
‘Well worth reading’: Sumner Locke Elliott’s coming-out novel, Fairyland, ‘provides a vivid picture of “camp life” in Sydney in the 1930s and 40s, when homosexuality was illegal and therefore necessarily covert.’