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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
Welcome to the third edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive, scholarly, and critical guide to science fiction in all its forms.
reference  scifi  sciencefiction  science  literature  reading  encyclopedia 
september 2018 by garrettc
Library of Babel
A project towards a universal library. By this art you may contemplate the variation of the 23 letters.
library  art  borges  babel  experimental  fun  literature  interesting  weird 
may 2018 by garrettc
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein – in charts
Two centuries after the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the monster she created still stalks our imaginations. Adam Frost, Sergio Gallardo and Edu Fuentes piece together the facts behind the myth
book  infographics  literature  visualisation 
january 2018 by garrettc
Interactive marginalia
"The presence or absence or part-of-speech of every word under a hyperlink matters in hypertext fiction:
annotation  html  literature  worldwideweb  hypertext  designthinking  inspiration 
november 2017 by garrettc
Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook
"…an experiment in close-reading in which seven women are reading the book and conducting a conversation in the margins. The project went live on Monday 10 November 2008."
book  collaboration  interactive  literature  reading  experiment 
november 2017 by garrettc
How can I learn to love Shakespeare?
Russell T Davies and the cast of A Midsummer Nights Dream on the challenges of adapting Shakespeare and the values of letting the Bard into your life.
history  culture  shakespeare  society  education  literature 
september 2016 by garrettc
Andy Weir's 'The Martian' Map
A map showing Mark Watney's antics in Andy Weir's The Martian.
literature  map  googlemaps  mars  fiction  science  exploration  sciencefiction 
july 2015 by garrettc
Discworld science
Five things Discworld will teach you about science
science  literature  discworld  funny  education  learning 
march 2015 by garrettc
Rare Book Room
View high-resolution scans of important old books (Shakespeare Folios, Galileo, Books of Hours, etc.)
literature  reference  history  library  archive  book  research 
october 2010 by garrettc
Google Lit Trips
Exploring locations in works of literature using Google Earth.
literature  googleearth  google  reading  education  maps  mapping 
july 2010 by garrettc
Virtual Mitchell
An huge collection of photographs of Glasgow from the Mitchell library which covers the last 150 years of the city's history
history  library  photography  database  literature 
february 2010 by garrettc
Lovecraft 101: Get To Know The Master of Scifi-Horror
An introduction to HP Lovecraft. Handy, if like me, you hear people banging on about him all the time and you haven't got a clue where to start.
literature  horror  history  hplovecraft  sciencefiction 
november 2009 by garrettc
Uncle Bobby's Wedding
A librarian writes a fantastically thoughtful and well reasoned letter in response to a complaint about a book in their collection about gay marriage.
writing  society  rights  reading  politics  literature  library  culture  policy  marriage 
august 2008 by garrettc
Wikihistory
Forum based fiction about time travelers trying to stop newbies going back and killing Hitler.
funny  history  humour  literature  story  timetravel 
march 2008 by garrettc
Will Self Walks
Will Self walks 26 miles from South London to Heathrow, flys to New York, then walks from Kennedy Airport to his hotel.
article  culture  environment  exploration  funny  interesting  literature  nyc  people  travel  writer  walking  book 
december 2006 by garrettc
Reverse Dictionary
Describe a concept and get words and phrase related to that concept. Very useful. Very cool too
cool  culture  education  geek  inspiration  internet  language  learning  library  literature  reference  research  resource  text  dictionary  useful  writing  search  words  tools 
september 2006 by garrettc
The Mercury Theatre on the Air
MP3s and RA files of classic Orson Welles / Mercury Theatre plays. Includes that War Of The Worlds broadcast as well as Dracula, A Tale Of Two Cities and more.
art  audio  broadcast  downloads  history  media  mp3  radio  literature  bittorrent  culture  torrent  sciencefiction 
june 2005 by garrettc

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