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Notes towards a cultural codex…

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What the author of The Idler’s Glossary accomplished in 2013.

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Celebrating thirteen HiLo Heroes about whom we wrote in 2013.

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The last five issues of HERMENAUT

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HERMENAUT snapshots

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Letters to HERMENAUT, from friends and fans.

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Highbrow and lowbrow culture are amazing sources of joy and insight and wisdom.

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“Lose interest in yourself; gain interest in everyone else.”

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He rejected the either/or choice of conventional morality vs. cynicism.

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He gave us the weird tentacle and the occult detective.

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From Shelley and Verne to Octavia E. Butler and Alan Moore…

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The escapade: Prison-break lit, from Monte Cristo to Azkaban.

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21 great adventure novels of the Seventies!

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From Graustark to Syldavia to Latveria: Ruritanian fantasy!

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Survival vs. extreme weather — from Jack London to J.G. Ballard.

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Apophenic thrillers from Kafka to Graham Greene to Matthew De Abaitua.

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Kickstart SAVE THE ADVENTURE — only a few days left!

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Paranoid thrillers from Kafka to Graham Greene to William Gibson.

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Artful Dodgers from Oliver Twist and Richard Hannay to Jason Bourne.

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21 great adventure novels of the Sixties!

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Atavistic epics, from King Solomon’s Mines to King Kull!

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Reluctant Badass adventures, from Achilles in his tent to Agent K.

Self-liberated avengers! From Captain Nemo to Leeloo.

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Secret identity adventure, from Scarlet Pimpernel to Banksy and Borat.