Books and Meanderings from T.E. George

The Long and Short of Writing

J. K. ROWLING MAY HAVE single-handedly resurrected the long novel for both young and not so young readers. Before Harry Potter worked his magic, the idea of a fifth grader reading a 784-page book over one weekend was unimaginable. Unless you include me reading Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Empire one Saturday but there were extenuating […]

Solomon Shereshevsk and the Curse of the Irrelavant

SOLOMON SHERESHEVSK could not forget anything. What many think of as a blessing, he often saw as a curse. He learned the hard way that having total recall is not all it’s cracked up to be. Don’t get me wrong – knowing too little is not a good thing. However, like poor Solomon, we can […]