Top 10 Books Read in 2021

Back in Halfway Haverings, with a perfectly respectable draft Top 10 already extant off of 72 books, I said there was probably a reading lull coming. As a forecast goes that was about as accurate as, well, every other type of forecaster going. There was a reading storm. Now that I’m at 200 books – […]

Mazirian the Magician (The Dying Earth) by Jack Vance

(Mild spoilers) Like many reading this, I’ve played Dungeons & Dragons. Like some of you, I’ve mused on just how different D&D is to the average fantasy book I read. It’s something that makes encountering something like D&D, while not being palpably influenced by the game, weird and exciting. And let me tell you, that’s […]