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Posts Tagged: Isaac Asimov

Like Tears in Rain

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In a universe slowly sinking into entropy, writing can take the disordered pieces of our experience and fit their edges together into something organized. If the work of a writer is to tease out meaning from the tangled mess of life, many of these algorithms essentially do the opposite, taking meaningful human posts or experiences and reducing them […]

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We Must Do Better This Time

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The American Scholar is reprinting an article published in its Spring 1970 edition, “Comments on Neglected Books of the Past Twenty-Five Years,” in the hope of making “a small impact” on American literary history, just as the original article’s publication did by celebrating the then-neglected Call It Sleep by Henry Roth. If not for the […]

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