In a throwback to the serialized storytelling of the golden age of sci-fi, readers of NC State’s research blog, The Abstract, are enjoying a serialized version of “Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance” (2009) by John Kessel. Kessel is a two-time Nebula award winner and a professor of English at NC State. New installments appear each Monday. If you’re not already hooked, you can catch up by starting with the first installment on The Abstract.
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