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The Bookshelf in the Parlor

A place to recommend and discuss great literature. Not limited at all to steampunk but books that we steampunk fans may ALSO enjoy. Books of any time and place!

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Some authors to start with..

I posted some topics that are basically just author names or perhaps a brief bit of editorializing. Take it from there, please please feel free to start discussions by Author, Title, Series, whatever.

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Sherlock Holmes: Doyle's writings vs. Downey's Performance in the 2009 movie of the same name

Started by Leane Roffey Line. Last reply by SouthernGothic Dec 24, 2015. 686 Replies

For the Holmesian among us, how many here think Downey remained true to Doyle's conceptions of Holmes and Watson's characterizations?I for one, see the use of Holme's harder side and rougher talents…Continue

Tags: Holmes, Sherlock, Books

Neil Gaiman

Started by Miss Anne Thrope. Last reply by Lady Naomi Oct 11, 2015. 26 Replies

Love and discuss!

Reading suggestions for a young, yet exceedingly brilliant child

Started by Lady Regina "Reckless" Olivet. Last reply by Sapphire Rose Oct 3, 2015. 32 Replies

Good day ladies, gentlemen, and those scoundrels among us! My darling niece, whom I completely adore, is quite a voracious reader.  She has mentally devoured the usual suspects (i.e, Little Women,…Continue

Tags: pre-teen, suggestions, literary, YA

OUR CLASSICS: Lovecraft, Asimov, Shelley, Stoker.... etc

Started by Miss Anne Thrope. Last reply by SouthernGothic Jun 22, 2015. 79 Replies

Bring it on!

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Comment by Joe Mason (aka Mr. M) on February 20, 2015 at 5:55am

The typo has been fixed. Ideologically unsound parties have been purged. The history books have been rewritten.

Comment by David Lee Summers on February 20, 2015 at 2:09am

I'm a fan of all the brothers.  The article is interesting, but a typo near the top threw me for a moment.  1948 seemed awfully late for the publication of the Communist Manifesto, especially since the Russian Revolution had already occurred.  It should, of course, be 1848.

Comment by Prof. Sebastian Fate on February 19, 2015 at 8:09pm

Prefer Harpo ,meself !

Comment by Joe Mason (aka Mr. M) on February 19, 2015 at 7:07pm

On the influence of Marx. Not Groucho.

http://steampunkchicago.com/articles/steampunk-manifested/

Comment by Leslie Orton on January 23, 2015 at 5:11pm

              Steampunk Newspaper The Aether Chronicle #22:

BURLESQUE: "Pony-Play!"

Scientific Community Refutes Professor’s Claim of Martian Life!

This Week in The Weekly Steamswaddle: An Unfortunate Invention

http://www.thesteampunkempire.com/profiles/blogs/the-aether-chronic...

Comment by Prof. Sebastian Fate on January 7, 2015 at 3:40pm

Thanks , Joe . ' News from Nowhere ' is well worth reading .

Comment by Joe Mason (aka Mr. M) on January 7, 2015 at 6:44am
Comment by Leslie Orton on January 1, 2015 at 10:48am

          Steampunk Newspaper The Aether Chronicle #21:

 

New Year's Fashions Lead To Arrests & Scandals Involving Live Rodents!
Robbery of The Bank of England Thwarted by Flying Man!

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Comment by Leslie Orton on December 28, 2014 at 10:51am

The Aether Chronicle is Searching For A New Feature Writer! Contact Leslie Orton, Editor, For Details.

Comment by Leslie Orton on November 23, 2014 at 7:55am

         Steampunk Newspaper The Aether Chronicle #20:

 

England Builds The Library of the Future! Books Not To Be Read For 1000 Years!

Life on Mars? One Man Thinks So and is Preparing For INVASION!

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