Category Archives: Nebula Award

Retro Review: “Behold the Man” by Michael Moorcock

Behold the Man Michael Moorcock ★★★★★ Overlook Press, 1999, originally published in 1966, expanded in 1969. Nothing like a little blasphemy to round out Christmas week. Michael Moorcock’s Nebula award-winning novella follows a time-traveler seeking to prove the truth behind … Continue reading

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Retro Review: The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Connie Willis ★★★★★ Bantam/Spectra, 1992. “I wanted to come, and if I hadn’t, they would have been all alone, and nobody would have ever known how frightened and brave and irreplaceable they were.” It is a rare thing when a … Continue reading

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Retro Review: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

Joe Haldeman ★★★★ St. Martin’s Press, 1974, reprinted 2009. One of my goals with this blog is to revisit the winners of the various award-winning sci-fi and fantasy books of the past. And two tools I’m using for this retrospective … Continue reading

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Review: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Ann Leckie ★★★★ Orbit, 2013. In a panel at Phoenix Comicon this year, paranormal military fiction author Myke Cole talked about gaining reader sympathy by emphasizing the humanity of characters – citing Watership Down as a story about rabbits who … Continue reading

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Retro Review: 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson ★★★★★ Orbit, 2012. What an amazing book. Kim Stanley Robinson’s brilliant examination of humanity’s colonization of space 300 years in the future, was shortlisted for the Hugo and won the Nebula Award.   And deservedly so. Fans … Continue reading

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