December 9th, 2017


Respectable sf

Fifty years ago, I was reading Hermann Hesse because that’s one of the things dope-smoking hippies did. When I got to The Glass Bead Game, I thought, “Wow! This is sf, the kind of sf I love! Why didn’t anyone tell me?” Here is John Hertz discussing the book in precisely those terms.

And here’s what I wrote about it a while back: Collapse )

Thanx to File 770