Category Archives: Book Reviews

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 This is an obscure, previously unpublished session of the Science Fiction Summer Reading Group.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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“Watership Down” For Whales

That’s what he said. I am off my rocker right now. I received word today from none other than Ben Loory. If you don’t know who Ben Loory is, you better ask somebody. First and foremost, he’s a hell of … Continue reading

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