Tag Archives: Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons talks Sherlock Holmes with the Arizona Republic

In preparation of his upcoming signing at The Poisoned Pen on March 25, I recently traded e-mails with multi-genre award winning author Dan Simmons about his new novel, The Fifth Heart. Set in the 1890s, the novel follows the famous … Continue reading

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Dan Simmons talks politics in fiction

I recently interviewed award-winning author Dan Simmons for The Arizona Republic. You can read the lengthy interview, which focuses on his upcoming novel The Fifth Heart, on Sunday. But I also wanted to get his opinions on other hot-button issues I’ve … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Tales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance

Jack Vance ★★★★ Orb, 2000 (Omnibus edition reissue). Fantasy fans owe a huge debt to the late, great Jack Vance. The celebrated author and adventurer, who died in 2013, influenced generations of writers, from Michael Moorcock and Gene Wolfe to George … Continue reading

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