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December 13, 2010

The fire in which we burn

The Atlantic, May 2009: “Time is the substance of which I am made,” wrote Jorge Luis Borges, whose stories seemed to issue from the lucid core of a particularly nasty intertemporal hangover.

He could just as well have been writing about Alan Moore, latest and most wizardly (more on this later) of the literary time-tamperers, whose shadow over pop culture is currently longer than those of Vonnegut, Dick, and Borges combined.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 13, 2010 06:47 AM