Monthly Archives: October 2014

Kim Stanley Robinson talks Basques, backpacking and his new novel Shaman in Phoenix

Award-winning sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson was in Phoenix last week for a pair of events, one in conjunction with Project Hieroglyph’s new anthology Hieroglyph, and the other related to his own novel, Shaman. Both events were sponsored by Arizona … Continue reading

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Review: The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton

Peter F. Hamilton ★★★★ Del Rey Spectra, 2014. Revolutions are such messy things. Just look at Syria. Or Egypt. Or Libya… Or Peter F. Hamilton’s new space opera, The Abyss Beyond Dreams. The latest entry into his acclaimed “Commonwealth” universe, … Continue reading

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Review: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

Robert Jackson Bennett ★★★★★ Crown Publishing, 2014. And here we have a strong contender for my favorite read of 2014. Blending espionage, magic, theological discussion and a Mieville-esque setting, the award-winning horror author has delivered a near perfect read — … Continue reading

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Kim Stanley Robinson talks to the Arizona Republic

I can’t take credit for this, but I have to share it. My friend Kerry Lengel recently spoke at length with Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson.  The utopian/environmental sci-fi author, known for such masterpieces as the Mars … Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Defiles by Richard K. Morgan

Richard K. Morgan  ★★★★ Del Rey, 2014. The “Land Fit for Heroes” trilogy comes to a thrilling conclusion with The Dark Defiles. The anti-heroes of the dark fantasy series face their destinies, their pasts and the machinations of Gods, Demons … Continue reading

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