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Book Review: Pirate Utopia by Bruce Sterling

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Bruce Sterling's new novel showcases the theme of doing "great" things in the name of progress, regardless of whatever collateral damage is caused.

Anime roundup 11/10/2016: The Plot Twist With Your Name On It

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In this week's viewing: Magical Girl Raising Project picks up the killing pace, Izetta collects on a death marker, and more!

Book Review: The Emperor’s Men: Arrival by Dirk van den Boom

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The Emperor's Men: Arrival by Dirk van den Boom gives us a good concept, but it fails somewhat in the execution.

Anime roundup 11/3/2016: Keep Your Friends Close

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In this week's viewing: Magical Girl Raising Project starts resolving into factions, BBK/BRNK shuffles its alliances again, and more!

A Ship in the Sea of Time

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Have you ever noticed how many time travel stories there are about ships being transported backwards or forwards? Have you ever wondered why?

Psychopompos is a Beautiful Student Film, Based on a Poem by...

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a character who helps people after their death to transcend the human body and migrate their souls

Anime roundup 10/20/2016: The Long Tail

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In this week's viewing: Cutting the lineup to five shows for the rest of the season is tougher than ever!

Book Review: King of the Worlds by M. Thomas Gammarino

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If you like weird, absurd, meta fiction, then check out King of the Worlds, but if that isn't your cup of tea...

Anthology Review: What Ifs of Jewish History: From Abraham to Zionism...

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Counterfactual history is the scholarly cousin of alternate history. Instead of telling stories set in alternate timelines, counterfactual histories use what ifs to teach...

A very busy cross-genre author

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An overview of some of the recent works of Michael Martinez.

Anime roundup 10/6/2016: Weird Sisters

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A mediocre-looking season can deliver some great surprises: Izetta, Magical Girl Raising Project and more.

Fall 2016 SF Anime Preview

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A look at what's coming your way from the anime world in October.

Book Review: Prince of Outcasts by SM Stirling

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S. M. Stirling is taking the Emberverse down a dark and disturbing road, and reviewer Matt Mitrovich thinks the long-running series will be the better for it.

Anthology Review: Tales From Alternate Earths

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Tales From Alternate Earths is an impressive collection of indie alternate history that you should be reading.

Book Review: 101 Stumbles in the March of History by Bill...

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101 Stumbles in the March of History is an entertaining volume of essays on what the world would have looked like if certain historical mistakes had not happened.

Review: Greenwode, Shirewode, and Winterwode by J. Tullos Hennig

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Greenwode, Shirewode, and Winterwode by J. Tullos Hennig take readers back to the medieval period, retelling the familiar tale of Robin Hood with just enough twists to give the age-old legend a fresh new perspective.

Book Review: MJ-12: Inception by Michael J. Martinez

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Can Michael J. Martinez' MJ-12: Inception live up to the quality of his previous book, The Daedalus Crisis?

Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato

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In her new book Breath of Earth, Beth Cato finds a way to create an entertaining alternate history centred on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

Short Story Review: Discards by David D. Levine

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Matt Mitroch reviews the short story "Discards" by David D. Levine, part of George RR Martin's Wild Cards shared universe.

Book Review: The Brass Giant by Brooke Johnson

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Are you interested in a steampunk romance novel? If so, Matt Mitrovich can recommend The Brass Giant.

Review of 2015 Best Short-Form Sidewise Awards for Alternate History Nominees

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Matt Mitrovich gives mini-reviews of some of the short stories nominated for the Sideways Awards for Alternate History.

Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

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Now that summer is winding down a bit, it's time to start stocking up for winter reading - or - you're TBR pile is just not tall enough!

Book Review: The Book of Esther by Emily Barton

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Golems, Kabbalists and NAZI Germany collide in The Book of Esther

AMAZING PEOPLE: Steven H Silver on the Radio

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Steven H on Alternate History on WNPR tomorrow.

Anime Roundup 7/14/2016: Too Much Fun

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In this week's viewing: A possibly lucky thirteen premieres!

Book Review: The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew

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Napoleon Bonaparte once famously said "history is a set of lies agreed upon;"

AMAZING PEOPLE: SIDEWISE AWARD NOMINEES

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This year's alternate history award nominees

Book Review: Fallout by Harry Turtledove

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Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove was a good, if flawed, book. That being said, how does its sequel, Fallout, hold up to the original? Our story...

Book Review: Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove

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Most nuclear war stories usually involve a quick and devastating war where we then follow civilians trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. In Bombs Away, however....

Summer 2016 SF Anime Preview

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The age of the light novel adaptation has passed and the age of the video game adaptation is upon us. Plus a few other shows coming our way very soon...