Through exploring the psychopathology of Capgras syndrome, in which a patient mistakes a loved one for an imposter, The Echo Maker offers a sustained meditation on the ways in which we project our own problems onto other people. As a reflection on the mysteries of consciousness, the novel offers some interesting if not especially new insights into the fuzzy boundaries between scientific and literary interpretations of the mind. Read more
Out of the trunk the branches grow; out of them, the twigs. So, in productive subjects, grow the chapters... (Moby Dick, Chapter 64)
This page holds a collection of links to my favourite or most useful islands of information on the vast sea of the web. As well as these generic links, I often blog about more prosaic sites on topical issues relating to my work (or play!).
If you would like to suggest a site to be added here (where appropriate, added sites would be expected to reciprocate), please use the Your Comments form.
Art and Photography Directory - Searchable, categorized international directory of art and photography-related sites, resources and products, with a special concentration on photography. Site submissions are welcomed.