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Audiobook Review: Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn

Star Wars: Heir to the Empire, 20th Anniversary Edition By Timothy Zahn; Read by Marc Thompson 13 Hours – [UNABRIDGED] Publisher: Random House Audio Published: 2011 Listening to Star Wars: Heir to the Empire on unabridged audio was nostalgic for … Continue reading

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My Favorite Science Fiction Story

I found this on paperbackswap.com; an anthology from 2000, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, called My Favorite Science Fiction Story. Greenberg asked several prominent writers to select a favorite story for the anthology. Here are the contents, along with who … Continue reading

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Inbox: Sacred Visions, ed. by Andrew Greeley

Here’s an anthology that I was thrilled to find. Sacred Visions is the title, and along the bottom of the front cover it says: Award winning SF with Catholic themes. Andrew Greeley and Michael Cassutt are the editors, and the … Continue reading

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Inbox: ReVisions, ed by Julie E. Czerneda and Isaac Szpindel

This caught my eye over on Paperback Swap. ReVISIONS, edited by Julie E. Czerneda and Isaac Szpindel. It was published by Daw in 2004 and contains stories that play with the history of scientific discoveries. The description: One of science … Continue reading

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“The Screwfly Solution” by James Tiptree, Jr.

Much is made in the horror genre of the link between sexual arousal and aggression in males. I can think of many characters whose motives for killing boil down to some kind of short circuit that bridges the two. But … Continue reading

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Robot Actor Takes the Stage in Japan

From the Science-Fiction-Turned-Fact Department, this: Reminds me of Walter M. Miller, Jr’s. great story called “The Darfstellar” set in a world in which live theater is performed exclusively by robots. Published in 1955. Also, I guess it’s time to admit … Continue reading

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