Philip K. Dick’s World … And Ours

So what does Dick have to say about surviving and prevailing in this world? [...] Instead he focused on human decency, as expressed through empathy and sacrifice. In his work, characters often come through by doing the hard thing at the right moment. … This is what Dick has to offer — something beyond mere [Read More...]

What I’m Reading: Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word

Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word: Meditations on the Gospel According to Saint Matthew by Erasmo Leiva Merikakis Yes it’s 700 pages and only covers the first third of the Gospel of Matthew. And your point is …? That I might not live long enough to finish all three books? If I don’t finish [Read More...]

The Abbey by Chris Culver

The Abbey by Chris Culver My rating: 3 of 5 stars Ever seen those books from the 1960s where one volume had two books, with one printed upside-down and back-to-back with the other? That concept is why wound up with this book. I requested The Outsider from the Amazon Vine program. I found … lucky [Read More...]