Note: Media observer Dan Bloom wonders, like a lot of people, just what Amazon’s popular and must-see book stats really mean. His opinion here reflects his own personal hunch about how things operate in the shop that Jeff Bezos runs. Comments welcome below, pro and con. The next time you read in a press release [...]
Just in case you missed it, we ran a post last Tuesday, May 28, by Dan Bloom, a freelance journalist based in Taiwan who’s also an occasional TeleRead contributor. Bloom’s post centered around a relatively recent literary term—’cli-fi,’ short for ‘climate fiction’—which Bloom himself claims to have coined back in 2007. The term refers to [...]
Dan Bloom is a freelance writer and occasional TeleRead contributor who’s been living in Taiwan for more than 15 years; he’s also an author and a climate activist. Over the weekend, Bloom sent me a link to his most recent piece for The China Post, and because it covers a fascinating and potentially important e-reading topic [...]
Dan Bloom (of “screening” fame) is a regular contributor here, so I’m happy to report that Polar City Red is now available in Kindle ebook format for $2.99. It’s authored by Jim Laughter and Dan is the book’s producer. Good luck with it, Dan!
Science fiction in literature and movies has a long history and dates way back. The great Polish writer Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) wrote the 1961 sci-fi novel ”Solaris” that was later turned into a film in 1972 by Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky and again in 2002 in a new Hollywood remake by Steven Soderbergh, starring George [...]