Category: Philip Jose Farmer

The Golden City by John Twelve Hawks 0

The Golden City by John Twelve Hawks

The Golden City is the final book in an ambitious trilogy by John Twelve Hawks, mixing a Orwellian 1984 big brother “Vast Machine”, the many worlds theory, quantum computing and martial arts. Sounds right...

U.K. Daily Mail science editor Michael Hanlon and me on SF Signal 0

U.K. Daily Mail science editor Michael Hanlon and me on SF Signal

My friends at SFSignal.com invited me to interview Michael Hanlon about his new book Eternity: our next billion years. Michael is the science editor for the Daily Mail in the UK. His book goes...

The Runes of the Earth by Stephen Donaldson 0

The Runes of the Earth by Stephen Donaldson

Having read (recently) the Gap Series (back-to-back) and the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant (in school, about 100 years ago), I was looking forward to diving into this series, “The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant”....

Featured at the Fantasy Tavern 0

Featured at the Fantasy Tavern

My website and book are being featured at Tracy Falbe’s Fantasy Tavern website. Beer and books…what more could you ask for?

Interview with Jonathan Maberry at SF Signal 1

Interview with Jonathan Maberry at SF Signal

SFSignal.com has posted an interview I did with Jonathan Maberry, martial artist and author of Patient Zero, a techno-thriller. Patient Zero is a fast paced read, featuring Joe Ledger, a no-nonsense, no-hesitation fighter who...

Watchmen – Book vs. Movie 1

Watchmen – Book vs. Movie

Always, read the book first. The movies are often good, but the source material is almost always better. My review of the Watchmen book is here. Read here for a good description of Alan...

bookrev: Olympos by Dan Simmons 0

bookrev: Olympos by Dan Simmons

When people are recommending SciFi/Fantasy books to non-SciFi/Fantasy readers, books such as Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card or movie tie-in books are listed. Because of how seamlessly the science fiction is interwoven into...

Who watches the Watchmen 3

Who watches the Watchmen

UPDATE: Movie vs. book post here. My wife asked me why I was reading a comic book. Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons is by definition a comic book, and it is much...

bookrev: Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse, edited by John Joseph Adams 2

bookrev: Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse, edited by John Joseph Adams

A large percentage of science fiction writing is tied to some kind of apocalyptic event. And a large portion of the daily news actually portends such an event (for a lighter look, read The...

bookrev: The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson #4) by Rick Riordan 0

bookrev: The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson #4) by Rick Riordan

Of the three main young adult series I have read (Twilight and Potter being the other two), Riordan’s is faster paced, funnier and brings out more history/mythology than the other two. Very enjoyable and...

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