This is a book about thinking. What you and somebody else think could be on opposite sides. Better yet, it could all be the same but start at opposing extremes and meet half way.
Alex Shakar surprises us with this brilliant rendering. Not only in the story itself but in the way it is presented to the reader.
Charles Yang’s title The Infinite Gift presents his view on how children learn to speak. Yang states that while children try to produce the correct structure of their own language, the failed attempts represent “correct” structures in other languages. Thus children unlearn the grammar of others in order to acquire their own.
How can you tell you are human? Most definitely not by just saying, “I’m human”. But how can you prove it? Against a machine that is. In his title The Most Human Human, Brian Christian relates his participation in the Turing test.
Mexico is a complicated place and to talk about México as an empire is even extraneous. But CM Mayo found a way to relate the fantasy that was the royalty in Mexico’s European intervention times by the French. Amid this surreal Mexican empire CM Mayo’s long novel tells the story of The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, Agustín de Iturbide y Green, Emperor Maximilian’s adoptive son.
Published by Unbridled Books