Research Blog Antarctica #2

Non-fiction: Jenny Diski: Skating to Antarctica (Granta Books, 1997) There’s two distinct trends in the titles of books about Antarctica. One is featured in the title of Diski’s book, the X to Antarctica. Another example of this is a swimming biography called Swimming to Antarctica. The other big trend is Continue Reading

Research Blog Antarctica #1

Fiction: Maarit Verronen: Kylmien saarten soturi (Tammi, 2001) I’m attempting to write a novel set on Antarctica. Whenever I do anything creative, the first thing I do is to read every book, see every movie, go through everything I can find on the subject. I do it to get ideas Continue Reading