Book Cover: Reason For Existence by Richard Botelho

Matt’s Reviews: Reason For Existence by Richard Botelho

  Publisher:           Windstream Publishing Company   Publication date:  February 1, 2016    Length:               189 pages   ISBN:                   978-0-9643926-6-3   ASIN:                   B017KRJ66E   Author:                 Richard Botelho Reason For Existence by Richard Botelho tells the tale of David Jordan, an extraterrestrial who appears […]

Unexpected Questions with Steven Radich

Of Croatian/English descent, Steven was raised on a NZ dairy farm. After boarding school, Steven completed a double BA in Geography and Economics at Victoria University of Wellington. This was followed by a post graduate […]

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Novedades de Mayo 3.

LIBROS Sietch Ediciones ha iniciado la preventa del libro “Los Recolectores” de Aileen Pinto Riveros. Se trata de una Obra ganadora del Fondo de Cultura, línea Creación, convocatoria 2021. Pueden comprarlo aquí. Ha salido publicada […]

Time Machine: June 9, 2024

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 9, 2024 JustWatch Asks: Do IMDB Ratings Affect A Show’s Popularity? Matt’s Reviews: Noor by Nnedi Okorafor RETRO MOVIE REVIEW — PREDESTINATION (2014) Starship Flight Test 4: Hot Take SpaceX […]

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Book Cover: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

Matt’s Reviews: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

  Publisher:            Alfred A. Knopf   Publish Date:       1969   Copyright Date:   1962   Pages:                 434   Author:                 Richard Hofstadter   ISBN (The version I read from the library pre-dated ISBN, but a more recent edition):    ISBN13: 9780394703176    ISBN10: 0394703170 Anti-intellectualism […]

The Big Idea: José Pablo Iriarte

Author José Pablo Iriarte is here today to tell us a bit about his debut middle grade novel, Benny Ramírez and the Nearly Departed. Both his novel and his Big Idea feature a feeling many […]

The Big Idea: Zilka Joseph

  The world is wider than we often know, with more people and communities in them than many of us have heard of before. In Sweet Malida: Memories of a Bene Israel Woman, author Zilka […]

The Big Idea: Kerrie Faye

Sometimes as an author, you have to work to develop a character. And sometimes, they just… appear. Which of these did author Kerry Faye have happen for her novel Dead Girl? She’s here now to […]

Science Fiction

Book Cover: Reason For Existence by Richard Botelho

Matt’s Reviews: Reason For Existence by Richard Botelho

  Publisher:           Windstream Publishing Company   Publication date:  February 1, 2016    Length:               189 pages   ISBN:                   978-0-9643926-6-3   ASIN:                   B017KRJ66E   Author:                 Richard Botelho Reason For Existence by Richard Botelho tells the tale of David Jordan, an extraterrestrial who appears […]

Novedades de Mayo 3.

LIBROS Sietch Ediciones ha iniciado la preventa del libro “Los Recolectores” de Aileen Pinto Riveros. Se trata de una Obra ganadora del Fondo de Cultura, línea Creación, convocatoria 2021. Pueden comprarlo aquí. Ha salido publicada […]

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Pulp Literature Magazine #42 – Spring 2024

OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. Pulp Literature Magazine #42 Spring 2024 Published by Pulp Literature Press, Langley, British Columbia, Canada, Winter 2024. Editor in Chief: Jennifer Landels, Senior Editor: Melanie […]

SFWA Awards the 2024 Nebulas

SFWA Announces the Winners of the 59th Annual Nebula Awards June 8, 2024 – The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 59th Annual Nebula Awards®. These awards […]

Book Cover: Noor by Nnedi Okorafor

Matt’s Reviews: Noor by Nnedi Okorafor

ISBN:                  9780756416096   Publication date: 11/16/2021   Publisher:            PENGUIN PUTNAM TRADE   Pages:                224   Author:               Nnedi Okorafor Noor by Nnedi Okorafor is another African-based science fiction novel from the author. Okorafor mixes traditions, cultures and technologies from the […]

RETRO MOVIE REVIEW — PREDESTINATION (2014)

Many, if not most, SF fans who are readers would really like to see a movie made from his works that adhered to Heinlein’s story and didn’t take great leaps away from his ideas to someone else’s, as in the Paul Verhoeven Starship Troopers. I think Predestination is one that Heinlein would have liked. Do you agree?

Masefield Prospect

One of the joys of Science Fiction Haiku is the ability to imagine a world where seasons last thousands of years. Masefield Prospect smart seeds glittering a cloud around a comet building Dyson trees by […]

Fantasy

Novedades de Mayo 3.

LIBROS Sietch Ediciones ha iniciado la preventa del libro “Los Recolectores” de Aileen Pinto Riveros. Se trata de una Obra ganadora del Fondo de Cultura, línea Creación, convocatoria 2021. Pueden comprarlo aquí. Ha salido publicada […]

SFWA Awards the 2024 Nebulas

SFWA Announces the Winners of the 59th Annual Nebula Awards June 8, 2024 – The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 59th Annual Nebula Awards®. These awards […]

Novedades de Junio 1

LIBROS El 8 de junio la Revista Máquina Combinatoria con el Grupo Editorial ONI y Editorial PUMAEDITORES, presentaron su primer libro de cuentos impreso: “Besar la muerte, antología del cuento ecuatoriano sobre el mal”. Esto […]

Novedades de Mayo 2

LIBROS Ayi Turzi se encuentra realizando una preventa del libro “Insólito y Fantástico. El otro cine Argentino” a precio especial hasta el 10 de junio. Se trata de una investigación sobre cine argentino de géneros […]

The Big Idea: Laura R. Samotin

For The Sins On Their Bones, author Laura R. Samotin was challenged to do several tricky things at once in order to make the whole story work. And how were these things tricky things accomplished? […]

Science

SpaceX Starship Test Flight 4

SpaceX successfully launched its fourth test of its Starship/Heavy Booster combination. Starship successfully reached orbital insertion and the heavy booster successfully performed its landing operations – boostback burn and landing burn – before dropping into […]

Book Cover: I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

Matt’s Reviews: I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

 Publisher:            BASIC BOOKS  Publication date: 07/08/2008  Copyright Date:   2007  Pages:                  436  ISBN-13:              978-0-465-03079-8  ISBN-10:              0-465-03079-3  Author:                Douglas Hofstadter I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter is the author’s attempt to explain his thoughts on […]

Book Cover: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

Matt’s Reviews: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

  Publisher:            Alfred A. Knopf   Publish Date:       1969   Copyright Date:   1962   Pages:                 434   Author:                 Richard Hofstadter   ISBN (The version I read from the library pre-dated ISBN, but a more recent edition):    ISBN13: 9780394703176    ISBN10: 0394703170 Anti-intellectualism […]

Book Cover: Range by David Epstein

Matt’s Reviews: Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World by David Epstein

  Publisher:             RIVERHEAD BOOKS/PENGUIN PUTNAM Publication date: 04/27/2021 Pages:                    368 ISBN:                     9780735214507 Author:                  David Epstein   Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World  by David Epstein includes several real world examples […]