book reviews

REVIEW: F&SF SEPT.-OCT. 2017

REVIEW: F&SF SEPT.-OCT. 2017

This week, Steve reviews the Sept./Oct. 2017 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, their 68th anniversary issue. And finds it good to read! Read More »

DAYS OF FUTURE NOW: “THE PERIPHERAL” by William Gibson

DAYS OF FUTURE NOW: “THE PERIPHERAL” by William Gibson

Steve reviews William Gibson's significant new SF book and talks about his last non-fiction book. And mentions having lunch with the author. Read More »

Talus and the Frozen King by Graham Edwards

Talus and the Frozen King by Graham Edwards

A murder mystery set in stone age Britian. Read More »

Reclaiming Awe: The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron

Reclaiming Awe: The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron

A review of a collection of short stories that brings us to that penultimate form of 20th century dread, Cosmic Horror Read More »

What You Pay For

What You Pay For

Sometimes I see a review on Amazon that makes me do the puppy thing – you know, cock my head and make that little “baroo?” noise. A friend shared a link to a book with an improbably high original price (marked down to free, for now, though) and... Read More »