“Through fiction we saw the birth Of futures yet to come Yet in fiction lay the bones, ugly in their nakedness Yet under this mortal sun, we cannot hide ourselves” — Isis, “In Fiction” There’s an episode of The Twilight Zone I watched as a kid that stuck with me. I don’t remember all of
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We’re late again with the summer list, but here it is. Thanks to all who participated, including newcomers Dave Allen, Howard Bloom, Alex Burns, and Calvin Johnson, as well as veteran contributors Mark Pesce, Patrick Barber, Steven Shaviro, and Gary Baddeley. As this list proves year after year, there’s a lot of good stuff out
William Gibson is justifiably renowned as one of the key founders of the now vast realm of cyberpunk. His 1984 novel Neuromancer was a foundation stone for a new style of futuristic fiction; high tech but gritty. The opening line of the novel said it all: “The sky above the port was the colour of
After a year off, it’s back: The Summer Reading List. Here’s hoping you were able to get through last summer without us. Contributors this time around include veterans like Cynthia Connolly and Gary Baddeley, as well as newcomers like Tim Mitchell and Val Renegar. Many thanks to all who sent me their suggestions. Enjoy! note:
In the midst of putting together a Summer Reading List for 2004, I took a lengthy Summer trip, delaying the release of this list until long after summer was officially over. Here, now, is the list of recommended I accumulated and sat on for far too long. Additions and corrections were made in the meantime.
In the midst of putting together a Summer Reading List, I decided to ask several of my friends for their recommendations. The responses were varied, and they’re all listed below for your Summer Reading pleasure. Many thanks to all those who participated. note: All links on this page (and there are a lot of them)