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TREASURY OF GREAT SF VOL. 1 CONCLUSION

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After a delay, Steve finally finishes his review of Volume 1 of Anthony Boucher’s Treasury of Great Science Fiction from 1959. Surprisingly, most of these 60-plus-year-old stories still hold up!

GETTING INTO SF: A CLASSIC ANTHOLOGY SET

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Steve reviews part of the first volume of a classic set of SF anthologies. What’s up with only reviewing part of a book? Read it and find out!

STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY: IT’S COLUMN 29 ALL OVER AGAIN!

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Steve rewrites and repeats one of his earlier columns for Amazing just in case you want to know how he started in this whole “fannish” business. Do you care?

REVIEW: F&SF SEPT.-OCT. 2017

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This week, Steve reviews the Sept./Oct. 2017 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, their 68th anniversary issue. And finds it good to read!

Review: Sunjammer by Arthur C. Clarke

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Sunjammer by Arthur C. Clarke is just one of seven stories editor Terry Carr selected for The Infinite Arena anthology, a cohesive mixture of sports and classic science fiction many fans will enjoy.

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

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Another friend gone; Steve mourns Debbie Miller; also New Venture and MosCon reminiscences. And both fiction and non-fiction StoryBundles! Go get 'em!

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

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

Scide Splitters: The Great Explosion by Eric Frank Russell

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Scide Splitters reviews Eric Frank Russell’s hilarious classic, The Great Explosion – possibly the funniest libertarian science fiction novel ever written.

Review: Paradox, edited by Ian Whates

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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.

I Want To Believe: the “Impossible Space Drive”

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"To dream, the impossible dream, to reach the unreachable star..."

The Long, Strange Trip of Peter Quill

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For Star-Lord, the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is the end of a...well, a space odyssey.

SOME OF THE BEST YA SF EVER: The “Winston Juveniles”—Part One

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Back in the Good Old (or Bad, depends on your point of view) Days, fiction—especially SF—that was written for a teen audience was called...

Pirates of the Final Frontier

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The Guardians of the Galaxy isn't Marvel Comics' only space-faring team.

More Fannish Nostalgia: My First Convention; My First Fanzine

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Steve recounts the details of his fannish deflowering

Fandom May Be A Way of Life, But is it THE...

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Receiving zines in the mail used to be almost an everyday thing for me back in “The Day,” but sadly, it’s an unusual occurrence these days.

Addicted to Science Fiction

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Award winning authors discuss how they discovered science fiction.

The Winston Science Fiction Series

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Paul Cook looks back at an early science fiction influence - the Winston Science Fiction Series.

Articles Populaires – Juillet 2013

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A round-up of popular posts en Francais

Fan Fotos

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Fotos of Worldcons Past. A photo gallery by Fred A. Levy Haskell of Saint Louiscon, the 27th Worldcon.
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Hugo by the Numbers Part 2

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Let this serve as your reminder that final ballots for the 2013 Hugo Awards are due today. (07/31/13) With that in mind, I bring...

Sword & Planet

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Discussions of what is and what is not Sword & Sorcery can be a thorny proposition. On the one hand S&S is largely no...

POUL ANDERSON: THE INVISIBLE CLASSIC

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Sometimes great books come and go, waiting for another chance to be discovered and given the place on our bookshelves they truly deserve. Sword...

JACK VANCE: VISIONS OF A DYING EARTH

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After the last few S&S works of the early 1940s, such as "Dragon Moon" by Henry Kuttner and the short-lived Unknown, Sword & Sorcery...