Sunday, April 18, 2010

Spice Planet

At the L.A. Times, Scott Timberg writes about the enduring appeal of Dune. Quote:

"I am a political animal," Herbert said in a 1983 promotional interview. "And I never really left journalism. I am writing about the current scene -- the metaphors are there."

Nice nugget: "When he hit his stride, Herbert was writing 70 pages a week."

OK—gotta write my 70 pages now! After a nap...

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