Time Machine: June 23, 2024

AMAZING NEWS: 6/23/24 AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 23, 2024 CONTRARY BRIN: Updates: science & robotics New Releases in Science Fiction/Fantasy/Paranormal Romance for JUNE 19 Novedades de Junio 2 “MRS. PEEL—YOU’RE NEEDED!” (THE ORIGINAL AVENGERS […]

AMAZING NEWS: 6/23/24

Of Special Note OpenAi has shut down two AI candidates for Mayor.  McAuley’s The Robots of Gotham portrayed AI-based politicians and is not proving to be quite prescient AMAZING PEOPLE NEWS Al Sirois celebrated release […]

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 23, 2024

2024 Locus Awards Winners The Locus Science Fiction Foundation today announced winners of the 2024 Locus Awards during an in-person Locus Awards Ceremony in Oakland, California.   The winners are: SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL FANTASY NOVEL HORROR NOVEL YOUNG ADULT […]

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Time Machine: June 23, 2024

AMAZING NEWS: 6/23/24 AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 23, 2024 CONTRARY BRIN: Updates: science & robotics New Releases in Science Fiction/Fantasy/Paranormal Romance for JUNE 19 Novedades de Junio 2 “MRS. PEEL—YOU’RE NEEDED!” (THE ORIGINAL AVENGERS […]

AMAZING NEWS: 6/23/24

Of Special Note OpenAi has shut down two AI candidates for Mayor.  McAuley’s The Robots of Gotham portrayed AI-based politicians and is not proving to be quite prescient AMAZING PEOPLE NEWS Al Sirois celebrated release […]

Novedades de Junio 2

OBITUARIO Lamento mucho comunicar la muerte de una figura importante de la ciencia ficción latinoamericana. Se trata de Don Antonio Mora Vélez, a quien puedo decir con orgullo, contaba entre mis amigos. En este enlace […]

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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 […]

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Novedades de Junio 2

OBITUARIO Lamento mucho comunicar la muerte de una figura importante de la ciencia ficción latinoamericana. Se trata de Don Antonio Mora Vélez, a quien puedo decir con orgullo, contaba entre mis amigos. En este enlace […]

CLUBHOUSE: Review: “The Gear Crew” by Jack Mackenzie

OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. The Gear Crew – by Jack Mackenzie Publisher: Rage Machine Books, British Columbia, Canada, April 2024. Cover art: M.D.Jackson Premise:  Two starship engineers hope to […]

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 […]

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Novedades de Junio 2

OBITUARIO Lamento mucho comunicar la muerte de una figura importante de la ciencia ficción latinoamericana. Se trata de Don Antonio Mora Vélez, a quien puedo decir con orgullo, contaba entre mis amigos. En este enlace […]

Book View Cafe Readings: Nest by Kristine Smith

Book View Café is an author-owned and operated publishing cooperative of New York Times bestselling authors and award winners, among them, the late Ursula K. Le Guin. Our authors write across all genres, from science fiction to […]

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 […]

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Book Cover: The Roots Of The Self by Robert Ornstein

Matt’s Reviews: The Roots Of The Self by Robert Ornstein

   Publisher:                HarperCollins    Publication Date:   January 1, 1993   Pages:                       248   ISBN-10:                   0062507885   ISBN-13:                   978-0062507884   Author:                     Robert Ornstein, Ph.D. The Roots of the Self by Robert Ornstein contains Dr. Ornstein’s thoughts […]

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 […]