American Civil War

Book Review: Underground Airlines by Ben Winters

Book Review: Underground Airlines by Ben Winters

If you are looking for an American Civil War alternate history that rejects the old cliches and shines a light on some of the darker aspects of American culture, then you can't go wrong with Underground Airlines. Read More »

Five Common Mistakes in American Civil War Alternate Histories

Five Common Mistakes in American Civil War Alternate Histories

We sense a whole new series of Civil War Alt Hists coming down the pike...on the road from Gettysburg Read More »

Interview With Gary Chalk, Fantasy Artist, Author and Games Designer

Interview With Gary Chalk, Fantasy Artist, Author and Games Designer

an interview with the unstoppable game designer, author and illustrator - Gary Chalk. Read More »

Dissecting Our Present: How SF Can Highlight Our Historical Bias

As Harry Turtledove, the master of alternate history, said in the introduction to The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century, even historical memoirs can sometimes be so far from the truth they can be classified as science fiction. He use... Read More »