Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Cory Doctorow's "Little Brother" (novel, revolution, free): Anti-terror cops run amok

Campbell (novel) & Sturgeon Awards 2009: Winners

Real science: Inca handwoven (grass) suspension bridge!

Had to skip posting yesterday night

Monday, June 29, 2009

Fredric Brown's "The Little Lamb" (short story, horror, free)

Free fiction: Astounding, September 1930

Locus Awards 2009: Winners

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Andrea Ricca's "UFO Race" (short movie, free)

Friday, June 26, 2009

Hal Clement's "A Question of Guilt" (novelette, medical research): Dark underbelly of healing profession

Free fiction: From Bleiler Checklist (1978), part 2 (Bangs-Benson)

Very curious old interview with William Tenn (from 1975)

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Some stories about disasters

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Murray Leinster's "The Mutant Weapon" (novella, biological warfare, free): Catching thieves out to steal a world

Free fiction: Astounding, July 1930

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Aristophanes' "The Clouds" (drama, satire, free): Outarguing the creditors

Monday, June 22, 2009

Evelyn E Smith's "The Doorway" (short story, humor, free)

Some utopian fiction

Sunday, June 21, 2009

List of novels ranked on my preference is updated

Saturday, June 20, 2009

No post tonight

Friday, June 19, 2009

Free fiction: Audio: Huffduffer

Free fiction: Audio: Arthur Clarke's "Childhood's End" & Robert Heinlein's "Methuselah's Children"

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Ari Brill's "Good Doctrine" (flash fiction, humor, free)

Using Variety SF as a (reprints) magazine

Free fiction: From Bleiler Checklist, 1978 edition, part 1 (AFS-Balzac)

Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron" (short story, satire, free): An extreme version of the idea of "equal opportunity"

Free fiction: Audio: A roundup of of Robert E Howard's sword-and-sorcery stories

Real science: Some lunar imagery, courtesy of Chandrayaan-1

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Fredric Brown's "The Geezenstacks" (short story, mysterious gadget, free)

Graham Sleight recommends the "best" of Theodore Sturgeon's short fiction

Oops - bad post a couple of days back

Monday, June 15, 2009

Tim Gautreaux's "Idols" (novelette, non-genre, free)

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Isaac Asimov & Martin H Greenberg (Eds)' "Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories 6 (1944)" (anthology): Annotated table of contents & review

Some organizations can be SOOOO crazy!

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Free fiction: Some good short fiction by Indian authors

Free fiction: A roundup of online fiction from Astounding (Analog)

Friday, June 12, 2009

Won't be posting tonight

Ted Chiang's "Stories of Your Life and Others" (collection): Annotated table of contents & review

Real science: "we may well have seen our first extra-galactic planet"!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Patricia Stewart's "Circle of Life" (flash fiction, grandfather paradox, free)

Tony Daniel recommends some short fiction

"The 10 Most Disturbing Books Of All Time"

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Isaac Asimov's "Blind Alley" (novelette, humor): Bureaucrat extraordinaire in action

Monday, June 8, 2009

Murray Leinster's "The Mad Planet" (novelette, adventure, free): Beginning of the Man's return to sentience after a major environmental disaster

Free fiction: 4 stories from JBU, #19 (June 2009)

Forgot to mention this with Robinson's Mars recommendations list a couple of days back

Stanislaw Lem's "Solaris" (novel, first contact): Communicating with aliens can be REALLY hard, if at all possible

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Free fiction: 3 stories from Isaac Asimov'c collection "Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection"

Free fiction: 3 stories from Charles N Brown & Jonathan Strahan's anthology "The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction & Fantasy"

Kim Stanley Robinson recommends some Mars fiction

"10 Most Crucial British Science Fiction Novels"

Real science: Earth running away from Sun!

Google getting into ebook retailing by end of the year

No post tonight, & posting might be erratic for a while

Friday, June 5, 2009

H P Lovecraft's "The Colour Out of Space" (novelette, Cthulhu?, free): Alien hatchery in a human village