The Last Question, by Isaac Asimov, is, he says himself, one of his very own favourites. Now it’s up to you, discerning reader, to concur or to differ with our prolific genius.
The Nobel Prize for Literature this year was awarded to British author Kazuo Ishiguro (well deserved!). Here’s a short story by him which originally appeared in The New Yorker.
It’s that time of the year again. The creepy, the weird and the eerie are back to make the hair on the back of your neck stand on end. To get a feel of the season’s mood, click here to find 25 stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Stephen King, H.P. Lovecraft, and many other dark masters. It is strongly advised that you don’t read more than two or three. If, against all sanity and reason, you get through all of the 25, please DO NOT come back to class … and seek help!
The following list is somewhat biased, as it reflects your teacher’s tastes in no small degree. Still, there’s some variety, and one or two may even appeal enough to be given a try.
Watch the Doctor having trouble with Earth food. Here.