Arthur C Clarke

Trouble with the Natives by Arthur C. Clarke

Trouble with the Natives by Arthur C. Clarke

It’s no secret that Clarke has tried his hand at wit before, but Trouble with the Natives hits every mark like a veteran comedian, making this short story an instant classic. Read More »

Short Stories

Short Stories

Super Under-Size Me! Read More »

The Greatest Science Fiction Novel of All Time Part 1

The Greatest Science Fiction Novel of All Time Part 1

The first candidate for the greatest SF novel of all time Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2

Does Macy's tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming "Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2" Read More »

Review: An Ape about the House by Arthur C. Clarke

Review: An Ape about the House by Arthur C. Clarke

An Ape about the House by Arthur C. Clarke is less about the ape and more about the house. Primates have played an integral part in looking at the human condition over the years, but this story throws a wrench in the debate by simply focusing on the ... Read More »

Today In Amazing Stories Magazine – An Interview With Andy Weir

Today In Amazing Stories Magazine – An Interview With Andy Weir

An interview with the author of The Martian, Andy Weir. Read More »

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized as the “Dean of Science Fiction,” though he was not necessarily the oldest or the best writer of SF during ... Read More »

SOME OF THE BEST YA SF EVER: The “Winston Juveniles”—Part One

SOME OF THE BEST YA SF EVER: The “Winston Juveniles”—Part One

Back in the Good Old (or Bad, depends on your point of view) Days, fiction—especially SF—that was written for a teen audience was called “Juvenile” fiction; I don’t believe any disparagement was meant, or at least we juveniles (except for the “delinq... Read More »

The Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. Clarke

The Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. Clarke

Now there are classic science fiction stories, and then there are classic science fiction stories used by educators to introduce young impressionable readers and writers to the age old argument of science and religion. The Nine Billion Names of God b... Read More »

Review: City at the End of Time by Greg Bear

Review: City at the End of Time by Greg Bear

Gary Dalkin rounds up novels that feature cities at the end of time. Read More »

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