Book review The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin I have just finished Jemisin’s Broken Earth. What a world builder she is! The protagonists and dialogue are not even that well written but it all holds together and makes for a fantastic and – as the climate catastrophe reshapes how we perceive our planet – also […]
I love starting a book without any before knowledge, as I have done with the audiobook of Vernon Subutex 1 that I have just finished. For a while it got me cringing and going “geez, why are you doing this to yourself?! Just turn it off.” At first it sounded like yet another deeply cynical […]
A german version of this post has been published here and tl;dr version will be published in print, in Analyse & Kritik. “this is not a book about the alt-right. It is an anti-Left polemic.” Jordy Cummings “‘the centre’ – as a proclaimed area of shared, sensible assumptions about the values, needs and possibilities of […]
A book about language, understanding, about individuals and collectives, about colonialisation, how hierarchies rise and fall, about a living city. It took me a bit to get into Embassytown by China Mieville but then I didn’t want it to end.
I have finished Michael Crichton’s Prey last night. I had picked it up because I wanted to read at least one nanobots sci-fi before they enter our everyday lives. With headlines like “Nanobots Can Now Enter Human Cell With Help Of Sound Waves, Offering Hope For Guided Missile Attacks On Cancer” or “Behold The First […]
With this sweet little New Year’s Eve convo I have just had on twitter I’d like to wish you a good one if you celebrate it! If you are in Nuremberg tonight, feel invited to the NYE party a few friends and me have organised at K4: SYLVESTA STALLONE. My dj slot will be at […]
So I have been on a holiday. Happens every other year, even to me. Being back now I have to say it felt too short but it felt really good. It felt too good to be that short. I’ve got more pictures on my instagram (I’m eve_massacre there, if you like to connect). I was […]