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HEINLEIN AND BUTLER, REVISITED

In this redo of his fifth column from 2013, Steve talks about visiting Butler, Missouri, the town where Robert A. Heinlein was born. Are they proud of him? Heck, yes!

Artículos Populares de Marzo

A March roundup, in which Amazing Stories is prominent, numerous reviews are written and film and fandom are discussed.

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

Popular posts range the gamut from book reviews to Youtube Channels, horror giants, Canadian awards, civil war alternate history and more

REWIND: Interview with SFWA Grand Master Michael Moorcock

The eternal champion returns

Review: Who’s There? by Arthur C. Clarke

Heightened by the fears of the unknown, stories within the mysterious confines of space made for colorful entertainment and speculation, and Clarke used this tension to his advantage in Who’s There.

Review – Cowboy Angels, by Paul McAuley

The Real is a parallel world in which the Second World War never happened, where Alan Turing emigrated to America in the 1950’s and laid the foundations for the development of Turing Gates. By 1968 the CIG was beginning to use the Gates to secretly explore parallel worlds. ... There is a lot of plot in Cowboy Angels. There is also a lot of Bourne-movie style action. McAuley builds the suspense well and the set-pieces are effectively conceived.

Review: Day One by Nate Kenyon

Day One by Nate Kenyon is a fast paced action thriller that brings the worlds of science fiction fandom and conspiracy theorists all together in one volume.

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ROTSLER REVIVAL: Review of THE FAR FRONTIER and PATRON OF THE...

Steve looks at two "new" releases--classic SF by the late William Rotsler, multitalented fan, writer and artist.

Rewind: Interview with Science Fiction Legend Ben Bova

Ben Bova, editor of Analog & Omni, author of many fine SF works, always deserves a second look.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 13

he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!

‘If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth…’ by Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke’s short story ‘If I Forget Thee Oh Earth…’ isn’t just about doomsday. It is a lesson in the art of writing good science fiction.

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction

Next Generation Readers and the Future of Fandom

What are our kids reading these days? The next generation of fandom may be in for quite a surprise from a literary perspective.

Underwhelmed By Interstellar

don't much care about the superhero films. I don't expect much from them, and was only disappointed by The Dark Knight Rises in that it wasn't as good as The Dark Knight. But Interstellar is disappointing in a very different way.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 12

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. Kate Wilhelm is one of the cornerstones of the science fiction industry, and many consider this her best work.

No Morning After by Arthur C. Clarke

No Morning After is one of those stories by Arthur C. Clarke that you can read over and over and find something new every time.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 11

One author gets onto the list a second time!

Review: Paradox, edited by Ian Whates

Paradox, edited by Ian Whates and published by Newcon Press, is a collection of new stories exploring aspects of the Fermi Paradox. It features stories by Rachel Armstrong, Keith Brooke & Eric Brown, Pat Cadigan, David L. Clements, Paul Cornell, Paul di Filippo, Robert Reed, Mike Resnick & Robert T. Jeschoenek, Mercurio D Rivera, Adam Roberts, Stephanie Saulter, Tricia Sullivan, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Gerry Webb and George Zebrowski.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 10

A well traveled novel makes its way on to our Best of All Time list.

Into the Comet by Arthur C. Clarke

Into the Comet by Arthur C. Clarke is one of the writer’s many short story looks at futuristic problems where the solutions may come from the most basic of means.

The Greatest Science Ficition Novels of All Time Part 9

This week we are going back before the science fiction awards were created to find our entry into the list of the greatest science...

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 8

A new inductee into the Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 7

The Greatest SF Novels of ALL TIME list enters new territory!

I Don’t Want to be Teleported!

I don't want to be teleported. Oh, I know it is the ultimate science fiction method of travel and that it has been employed regularly...

Retrospective – Spielberg & Kubrick’s A.I. Artificial Intelligence

In 2001 I wrote that A.I. was more successful as a fable that as pure SF, a film to be seen and argued over, which in the current climate of mindless special effects dominated action fodder made it easy to over-rate.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 6

RK Troughton continues to assemble a list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time, based on objective measures

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 5

The fifth inductee into Amazing Stories list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 4

Dune has now been added to our list of the Greatest SF Novels of All Time!

Post Más Populares de Junio

Tanya rounds up the past months' offerings in translation.