Join us this Friday evening, December 9th, for the book launch and accompanying art exhibition of Jarrett Heckbert’s wordless novel, Metamorphadox.

img_3009“In a small corner of what was once known as North America, in the not-too-distant future, Neo-Toronto emerges as a prosperous island enclave after decades of war and unrest. In this world, knowledge is downloaded, learning is obsolete, cybernetic communication is the norm and even time travel is within reach. Citizens wholeheartedly embrace a doctrine of immortality, hoping to achieve Singularity—a state of autonomy so complete that human contact is rendered unnecessary.

Jarrett Heckbert’s Metamorphadox presents a cautionary tale of a society that loses touch with physical reality. This suite of 81 wood engravings chronicles the chilling journey toward posthumanity in a dystopian future-world in which experience is always mediated and reality is undeniably, inescapably virtual.” The Porcupine’s Quill







Take a Step Into a Bibliophile’s Paradise: James Street Bookseller is a Wonder to Behold! | lifeofcloud

Hey there, If you’re a reader/book lover from Hamilton Ontario, let me tell you about this gem I just discovered. The James Street Bookseller. Now, me having just discovered it doesn’t …

Source: Take a Step Into a Bibliophile’s Paradise: James Street Bookseller is a Wonder to Behold! | lifeofcloud

Perched on a dead volcanic pile, Now charted as a submerged peak, Near to a moon-washed coral isle, A hundred leagues from Mozambique, Three water-witches of the East, Under the stimulus of rum, Decided that the hour had come To hold a Saturnalian feast, In course of which they hoped to find For their black art, once and for all, The true effect of alcohol Upon the cold, aquatic mind.

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“What we read and why we do so defines us in a profound way. You are what you read, I suppose. Browsing through someone’s library is like peeking into their DNA.” Guillermo del Toro

A surprise visit from the charming and talented Guillermo del Toro. Thank you Mr. del Toro for supporting #local businesses in #HamOnt!