This week Steve examines a prolific author of the ‘40s and ‘50s who seems to be nearly forgotten today. Maybe we can change that!
This week, Steve looks at Wildside Press’s attempt to reprint most of the SF of the past in ebook format. This particular book is works by Cyril Kornbluth, a name you should learn!
This week Steve looks at an almost-forgotten Golden Oldie SF writer: Will F. “Murray Leinster” Jenkins!
Scide Splitters reviews an anthology of dark comedies originally published by the people that brought you such fine car repair manuals as Dune.
Marcher is Chris Beckett’s second novel, now making its UK debut in a significantly revised edition from Newcon Press. When his first novel to be published in the UK, Dark Eden (2012), won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Chris Beckett seemed to many to have come out of nowhere. In-fact the author had been steadily publishing short stories since the beginning of the 1990s and his first book, The Turing Test (2008 – Elastic Press), had won the Edgehill Prize, the UK’s only national award for single-author short story collections…
The Battle for Eden Mark E. Burgess Wildside Press tpb $15.99 ebook $2.99 Kindle Nook Last week we looked at one half of a double novel. If case you aren’t familiar with the format, they were popularized back in the 50s and 60s by Ace Books. Essentially two short novels, neither long enough for stand-alone […]
Steve Stiles is a living double entendre: not only does he draw icons of the field, he is an icon of the field. If brushing twilltone off your lap after reading is a familiar experience, Mr. Stiles will need no introduction. You have no doubt marvelled at his art. You’ve also probably laughed your posterior […]