Monthly Archives: August 2008

Stranger In A Strange Land

Stranger in a Strange Land is a classic of early 1960s American science fiction, and a game-changer for the genre’s sexual politics, so long relegated to a weird ghetto of three-breasted Martian babes and earnest blondes defiled by tentacled monsters. … Continue reading

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Foundation Trilogy: Book One

Foundation is a trilogy of Isaac Asimov novels that was honored with a special Hugo award for “Best All-Time” series. It beat out some heavy hitters for the title, including Lord of the Rings. After reading the first book of … Continue reading

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The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man is a fine modern tragedy. In it Griffin, a young optical physicist, in an ill-timed fit of desperation stemming from his hope for scientific recognition and his inability to cope with people, renders himself invisible. He does … Continue reading

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