Things tagged genre fiction


  1. John Herreid


    March 26, 2015 5:35 pm 1 Comment

    The great novelist Graham Greene used to divide his work into “novels” and “entertainments”, with books such as The Power and the Glory falling into the former category and ones such as The Human Factor into the latter. To my mind, some of his “entertainments” are every bit as good… Read more »

    Tags: genre fiction reading lists

  2. John Herreid

    “I do not write Catholic books intentionally.”

    January 28, 2015 10:54 am 5 Comments

    This is an interview from last year, but why should time matter? Especially when it involves the notoriously tricksy, almost unclassifiable science fiction writer Gene Wolfe. When many lament the state of Catholic literature these days, they almost always forget and leave out the great Catholic writers working in genre… Read more »

    Tags: Catholic writers fantasy fulton sheen gene wolfe genre fiction science fiction speculative fiction