Author Archives: Suhail Rafidi

About Suhail Rafidi

Suhail Rafidi is a novelist and educator whose works explore the destiny of human values in a technological landscape. You can find him on Twitter, too, @shelldive.

Uncanny Valley Outakes: The Iron Dream by Norman Spinrad

Hello readers! This is an obscure, previously unpublished session of the Science Fiction Summer Reading Group. We covered a novel a couple of summers back by a short story writer named Norman Spinrad. In some regards, Spinrad was in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beyond The Veil Of Stars by Robert Reed

This 1994 science fiction book from Robert Reed deals with a first contact with extraterrestrials. Like Contact, and Arrival, it integrates the interstellar contact closely into a personal vehicle. You follow the story of a quack scientist researching alien encounters … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Moon!

By far, my favorite outing of the last year was an October camping trip to the apron of the Mojave desert, some ways out of Barstow, California. I do love California, I must say it again. Not just because of Prop. … Continue reading

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