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Breakfast with Dr. Seuss

This week a strange, unexpected, and rather wonderful thing happened. I appeared on television. And I have Dr. Seuss to thank. It happened like this… In 2013, a nearly complete manuscript by the famous American children’s poet, who died in 1991, was … More

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Enchantium Gas is Real (Tell Me Something I Didn’t Know)

This morning I read an article about a “quiet revolution” in theoretical physics. According to Max Tegmark, a physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, consciousness may in fact be an undiscovered form of matter, as in a solid, liquid or gas. He even … More

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Zorgamazoo Wins Germany’s Award for Best Children’s Audiobook

Good news everyone: Zorgamazoo has been awarded Germany’s prize for best children’s audiobook of 2012. My German is quite poor (non-existent), but with the help of a German-speaking friend and some online translation robots, I’ve extracted some choice quotes from this … More

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2012 in Pictures

So that’s it for 2012. The world didn’t end. Life goes on. Et cetera. Wasn’t sure how to recap the year, so I’m doing in pictures. Here are, roughly in chronological order, my ten favourite-slash-most-significant images from the past twelve … More

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Dispatches from the Berlin International Literature Festival

I’m deep in the trenches of a new book at the moment, which is why I haven’t posted anything in quite a while. But having returned this week from the Berlin Literature Festival, I really need to spare a few … More

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