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Hi, I'm Oscar, a historical linguist from the Netherlands who also likes to write about music, games, and history. Check out my longer blog posts and other writings on Sub Specie.

Currently reading

Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo
Mary Douglas
Signs: an Introduction to Semiotics
Thomas A. Sebeok, Marcel Danesi
Language and Space
Lynn Nadel, Mary A. Peterson, Paul Bloom
Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond - Bill Campbell, Edward Hall, Junot Díaz, Lauren Beukes, Victor LaValle, Tobias S. Buckell, N.K. Jemisin, Joseph Bruchac, Nisi Shawl, S.P. Somtow, Tade Thompson, Carmen Maria Machado, Tenea D. Johnson

Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond. Bought from my lovely ex-colleagues at the American Book Center.