Subject & Title Index

Subject and Title index (book titles in bold)

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3,096 Days (Natascha Kampusch, memoir)
300 Days of Sun
Aboriginal, Aborigines
A Child’s Christmas in Wales
A Clinical Lesson at the Salpetriere (painting) 
A Closed and Common Orbit
A Gentleman in Moscow
Appetites – A Cookbook
A Song of Stone
Afrikaans (Hennie Aucamp)
Afrikaans cabaret, theatre
A Long Way From Home
All the Birds in the Sky
Alternative history
Amputation
Ancient Greek Myths
And the Mountains Echoed
antique restoration
antiques (family heirlooms)
Antonio Canova
Amnesia
Animism
Anthropology
Anti-seminitism
architect, architecture, architecture and interiors
Argentine Tango
art (collecting)
art (dealing) art (family heirlooms)
Art as propaganda
Art as weapon
Artificial Intelligence
Art Imitates Life (trope)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) , AI personalities, AI realism
Augmented Intelligence
Artistic freedom
Asperger’s (Asperger Syndrome)
Astronomy
At the Front
Aucamp, Hennie (author)
Auster, Paul
Austen, Jane
Australia
AuthoritarianAuthoritarianism
Autism spectrum disorder, Best Laid Plans, by Kathy Lette

Automotive industry
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B
Baader-Meinhof
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Bardo
Barnes, JulianBarnes, Julian
Bellah, James Warner (screenwriter, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
Berne Convention
Bestiary
Best Laid Plans
Bike Snob NYC (refer Eben Weiss)
Bildungsroman, Bildungsroman
Biotech / biotechnology
Biotech apocalypse
Binu and the Great Wall
blank verse
blogger
Blomkvist, Mikael
Bloom County (comic strip)

Bloom County Episode XI: A New Hope
Boereverneukers
Bonaparte, Pauline, Princess Borghese
Border War
Borges, Jorge Luis
Borghese familyVilla
Borghese, Prince Camillo
Borne
Breytenbach, Breyten
Brink, André P.
Brouillet, Andre
Buck, Pearl S.
Burton, Sir Richard (actor)
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C
Canada (setting)
Canada, setting (for Chinese immigrants)
Canada (setting, Vinyl Cafe)
Canadian author, Alice Munro
Canadian author, Stuart McLean
Canadian author, Giles Blunt
Cancer research
Cardinal – The John Cardinal Crime Series
Caroline – Little House, Revisited
Cartland, Barbara
Cartoon (Tintin)
ceramics, ceramic artist
characterisation
Charbagh / Chahar Bagh
Charcot, Dr. J.M.
Cheney, Mamah Borthwick
Chekov, Anton
cheongsam
child rearing practices (in the Edwardian era); modern child-rearing
Chinese detective novel
Chinese Science Fiction
Civil War (America)
classical myths
Coetzee, J.M.
Cold Climate MysteriesCanada-based mysteries
Colonialism
Comedy
Comic book/strip
Composers, musicians (China)
Conmen; cons (South African)
Cooking
Copenhagen
Copyright ownership
Corner Gas (TV sitcom series)
corruption
creative accomplice
cruel food
culinary novel
Cultural Revolution, China
Cultural Revolution and Tienanmen Square Protests, China
cyperpunkcyberspace
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D
Dahomey (Benin)
damnatio memoriae
Day of the Oprichnik
De Avonden

De Balzac, Honoré
Dear Life (Alice Munro)
Dear Life
(H.E. Bates)
Death’s End
Debunking beliefs
Derivative fiction
Detroit – An American Autopsy (memoir)
Devil’s Valley
Dewey, the Small-town Library Cat
diaspora
Die Hartseerwals
Die Onaantasbares
Disputation (doctoral defence ceremony)
Disgrace
distance, distancing (technique)
Distrust That Particular Flavor
Dominican Republic
Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Dracula
Dreaming, the
Dreamtime
Duane’s Depressed
Dutch, the
Dysfunctional families (novels)
Dystopia, Dystopia (near future)
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E
Earp, Wyatt
Eastern Passage
Edwardian
Elizabethan verse
Embassytown (novel)
ensemble cast
Ephrussi (family)
erotic romances
exile, Lessing, Doris
exile, Breytenbach, Breyten
Experiential content
Experimental Fiction
Extreme Vinyl Cafe
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F
Fable, fabulist
Fabritius, Carel
Fair use
Fan fiction
fatalism
Fateless
Faulkner, William
fiction
Fifty Shades of Grey
Finnish Weird
fixies
Flashman
Fleming, Ian
Folkloristic quest tale; Sci-Fi folkloristic quest tale
Ford, John (film director)
forgery
Fortitude TV series
Forty Words for Sorrow
Franchises
Fraser, George MacDonald
Frazier, Danny Wilcox
freak show
From the Mouth of the Whale
Future Library Project
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G
Game of Thrones
Gardens
Genealogy
ghost in the machine
Giants at the End of the World – A showcase of Finnish Weird
Girl with a Pearl Earring (novel); Girl with a Pearl Earring (film)
Gods, Ancient Egypt
Goldbeck, Willis (screenwriter, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
Goldfinch, the (painting)
Good Mythical Morning
Goff, Helen Lyndon
Go Set a Watchman
Great Swallow Mountain
Great Wall of China
Greek Mythology
Gurlitt, Cornelius
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H
Hansen, Eric
Hard Science Fiction
Hausfrau
helmets
Hemingway, Ernest
Het Geheime Dagboek van Hendrik Groen 83 1/4 Jaar
High intensity mimeses
hipsters
Høeg, Peter
Hogarth, William
Hole, Harry (fictional character)
Hollinghurst, Allan
Homosexuality
Horticulture
Hotel, novel of; setting
House of Basarab
House of Drăculești
Hugo Awards, C.J. Anders; B. Chambers; Cixin Liu
Human curiosities
Humour, in cartoons, in poetry, in sitcoms
Hungary
Hysteria
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I
I Was Vermeer
iambic pentameter
Iceland; From the Mouth of the Whale
Icelandic Sagas
illusionistic
Insomniac City
Intellectual property fraud
Interiors
Inspector Chen novel; Inspector Chen Cao
Invented languages
Investigative Journalism
Isabelle de’Medici – The Glorious Life and Tragic End of a Renaissance Princess
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J
J – A novel
Jacobs, Barbara
James Bond 007
Japanese art
Japanese tea ceremony
Jinns, djinns, genies
Journalism (investigative)
Judaica
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K
Kay, Mara
Kertész, Imre
Kitchen Confidential
Künstlerroman
Kurosawa, Akira
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L
Laboratory Literature (Science Fiction)
Landscape painting (technique – instructional manual)
Landscape as character
La danse des Fous
Lee, Harper (Go Set a Watchman), Lee, Harper (death), Lee, Harper (digital)
Let Me Off at the Top! (faux autobiography of Ron Burgundy)
Levy, Primo
Liberty Valance (character)
librarian
Lincoln, Abraham (character)
Lincoln in the Bardo
Lincoln in the Bardo (video review)
Line of Beauty (aesthetics)
Lionel ASBO
Literary Tourism
Little House on the Prairie
Lives of the Monster Dogs
Lloyd Wright, Frank
lone wolves (bicycling)
Loving Frank
Loving Mr. Spock
LP record
Lucas, George
Lucasfilm
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M
MaddAddam
Magic Egg
Mamah Borthwick Cheney
Man Booker Prize 2017
mandarin dress
Marie Curie
maritime adventure
Márquez, Gabriel García
Martin, Steve
Mary Poppins
Masha
Matter (novel)
Medium Raw
Memes
Memoir
memory palace
Meng Jiangnü
Meng Jiangnu’s Wail Shattered The Great Wall
Meta-story
Michie, James
Michigan, Detroit
Midnight Sun
Midsomer Murders TV series
Millennium Trilogy
Mills & Boon/Harlequin
Monkey Trap Experiment
Monte. Vide. Eu.
Moonstone – The Boy Who Never Was
Moore, Derry (photographer)
Moscow, setting
Mostly Void, Partially Stars
Mr. Muo’s Travelling Couch
Mundane Science Fiction
myths and legends
Myths, Ancient Greece , Myths, Ancient Rome
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N
’n Bruidsbed vir Tant Nonnie
’n Baksel in die Môre
Narrative non-fiction
Neruda, Pablo
Nesbit, Edith
Netherlands, the
netsuke
Neurologist
Neuromancer
New York (cycling in)
New York (set in)
New York (life in)
Night Vale
No Reservations
Norwegian Noir
Nobel Prize for Literature 2013
Nobel Prize for Literature 2017
Nordic Literature, Sjón; Mankell
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O
Old age (home)
Oliver Sacks, Dr.
One-hit wonder
Oncology
Only Say the Word
Orchid Fever
Oryx and Crake
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P
pacte de générosité
painting (novel about)
painting, landscapes (technique)
Palencar, John Jude (illustrator)
Palencar Project (tor.com)
Paradise Gardens – The World’s Most Beautiful Islamic Gardens
Para-text
Pascal, Blaise
Pastiche
Perfect Little World
Pianos, piano makers, history of piano
People of the Deer
Percival’s Planet
Peter Pan
Photo Invasion
Physics
Piano-making
Piano-manufacturing
Plagiarism
Planet X
play
play for voices
Pluto
Podcast
Podcast-to-print
Poems in Shanghai Redemption
Poet, Brian Bilston
Poetry collection
political activism, Lessing Doris
political activism, Breytenbach, Breyten
Poppins, Mary
Prezi Hotshot (reference)
Prince of Wallachia
Printed books
Proulx, Annie E.
provenance
pseudonym
Q
Quarry, the
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R
racism
Radiation poisoning
Railsea
Recipes (Anthony Bourdain), recipes (and murder)
Red Mandarin Dress
Reductionism in Art and Brain Science
Report from the interior
Retirees
Revenge of the Vinyl Cafe
Rhett & Link’s Book of Mythicality
Rhino Ranch (novel)
Rhodesia
Rice (novel)
robots
romance (historical)
Russia, setting
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S
S. (Also: Ship of Theseus)
Salander, Lisbeth
Saving Mr. Banks
Scandinavian Noir
Scott, Alexander R. (management theory)
Screenplay
sea story, sea-story
Secretary (erotic romance)
Seinfeld (TV series)
Sense-of-wonder SF (Science Fiction)
sequels, prequels
serpentine line
seven circumstances (principle of inquiry)
sexual repression
sex robots
Shakespeare, William
Shakespeare, William (450th anniversary)
Shepard, Ernest
Shepard, Mary
Ship of Theseus
short story form
singularity
Skeletons at the Feast
Slavery (Brazil), slavery (Portugal)

Social injustice (theme)
Song Dynasty poetry (China)
Songlines
South African literature – Hennie Aucamp, Breyten Breytenbach, Doris Lessing
Southern Gothic novel
speculative fiction, speculative science fiction
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
Star Wars
Stick Out Your Tongue
still life
Stimmung
stolen art
Stories from the Vinyl Cafe
story arc
streaming media
structure
substrate
Surrealism; surrealism by Sjón
suspense
Sweden, Swedish humour
Suzhou opera
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T
Takemura, Shinichi
Tang Dynasty poetry (China)
Tango, dance
Taoism
Tejada-Flores, Lito
Ţepeş, Vlad
Terry Pratchett In His Own Words – A Slip of the Keyboard
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
The Aleph
The Barrow Poets
The Blue Fox
The Book About Blanche And Marie
The Bridge
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Buried Giant

The Chosen
The Emperor of All Maladies – A Biography of Cancer
The Evenings
The Fables of De La Fontaine
The Family Fang

The Famished Road
The Fattened Aleph
The Fat Years

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Gods of Tango

The Golden Notebook
The Goldfinch (novel)
The Grass is Singing
The Grey Zone
The Heart Goes Last
The Hare with Amber Eyes
The High Mountains of Portugal

The Hippopotamus (novel)
The Hippopotamus (film)
The Historian
The Hydrogen Sonata
The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet
The Last Days of New Paris
The Last Kind Words Saloon
The Last Nude
The Last Policeman
(detective series)
The Line of Beauty (novel)
The Long Earth
The Lost Daughter of Happiness
The Man Who Smiled
The Memory Palace
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
The Noise of Time
The One-Eyed Man
The Piano
The Piano Maker
The Player of Games
The Pleasure Model Repairman
The Princess of Nowhere
The Prodigal Daughter
The Quarry
The Railway Children
The Rapture of the Nerds
The Rosie Project
The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen 83¼ Years Old
The Snow Child
The State of the Art
The Table of Less Valued Knights

The Teahouse Fire
The Thirst
The Thirst (video review)
The Undatebles
The Unfixed Stars
The Viceroy of Ouidah

The Vinyl Café
The Vinyl Cafe Unplugged
The Visit of the Royal Physician
The Whispering Muse

The Wreck of the River of Stars
The Year of the Flood

The Zone of Interest
Thomas, Dylan
This Census-taker
thriller (trilogy)
Time (theme); time (theme)
Tintin and Alph Art
To Kill a Mockingbird
Transformative fiction
Transgressive fiction
Transylvania
Troll – A Love Story
Trolls in art
Trolls Mythology (Iceland)
Trolls in literature 
trompe-l’oeil
Tropes, maritime (in novel); trope, ret-con
Tropes (general)
Turkey
Twitter
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-eight Nights
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U
Ūgh and Bõögâr (trolls); troll perfume
Ugly American
urban decay
Umbrella
Uncommon Type
Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Under Milk Wood
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V
Vampirism
velo-taxonomy
Vermeer, Johannes
Viljoen, Dr. Louise (academic)
Vlad – The Last Confession
Vlad II Dracul
Vlad III
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W
Wallachia
Wallander, Kurt
Weblog (internet video episodes)
Welcome Home – Travels in Small-town Canada
Welcome to Night Vale
Weiss, Eben (Bike Snob NYC)
Western novel (cowboy novel)
WestWorld (TV show)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, biography, novel about Wilder family
Willis, George
Winnie-The-Pooh
Wish You Were Here
Worldcon 75 (World Science Fiction Conference 75); critics; rules for AI; Chinese SF
World Hobbit Project
World of Trouble
Worst. Person. Ever.

Wright, Frank Lloyd
wuwei
WWII
World War II, post-war conditions
Wynne, Frank
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XYZ
You Don’t Look Your Age…And Other Fairy Tales
You Took the Last Bus Home (poems)
Zero History
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