August 31, 2014

Geek Sublime

The daily beast magazine featured Vikram Chandra a writer who also wrote code for living. His recent novel Geek sublime depicts his obsession of coding. For reviews of the book, Take a look at this article below

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/29/vikram-chandra-is-a-novelist-who-s-obsessed-with-writing-computer-code.html

What I find most interesting in this review is a quotation of Chandra about life of a novelist

“Writers, like other kinds of artists, begin with assumptions of probable obscurity and relative poverty, so there’s less external pressure. 

It has meanings to me because I'm also practicing this kind of life style; reduce much of my daily needs, eat less, etc so external forces wouldn't be my pressure. It seems that artists also face up with external pressure of daily life.

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