Given the furore about the latest Hugo list, I thought I would post here my one and only review of a book by John C. Wright. The review appeared in the New York Review of Science Fiction 188, April 2004. Continue reading
Angela Carter, C.P. Snow, Carter Scholz, Charles Dickens, Charles Harness, Clifford D. Simak, Connie Willis, Don DeLillo, Frank Herbert, Gregory Benford, Iain Pears, Ian McEwan, Ian Watson, John Banville, Jonathan Swift, Lucius Shepard, Michael Crichton, Nancy Kress, Pamela Zoline, Piers Anthony, Rafael Carter, Roger Zelazny, Russell McCormmach, Thomas More, William Boyd
Another of my Cognitive Mapping columns. This one first appeared in Vector 211, May-June 2000.
Another review from The New York Review of Science Fiction. It appeared in issue 259, March 2010. I think I was expected to like Alexander Jablokov’s return to science fiction (indeed I expected to like it), but, alas. And coincidence or not, I’ve not been asked to review for the NYRSF since. Continue reading
This review of Airborn by Kenneth Oppel and A Hatful of Sky by Terry Pratchett first appeared in the New York Review of Science Fiction 197, January 2005. It was, I was surprised to discover, the only review I ever wrote of anything by Pratchett, though there is an interview I did somewhere around the time of Pyramids which I may try to dig out at some point.
Brian McHale, Christine Brook-Rose, Christopher Priest, Don DeLillo, E.L. Doctorow, Frederic Jameson, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Geoffrey Chaucer, Henry James, Iain Banks, James Joyce, John Fowles, Katherine Dunn, Kathy Acker, Kim Newman, Kurt Vonnegut, Laurence Sterne, Miguel de Cervantes, Paul Auster, Richard Jefferies, Robert Coover, Samuel R. Delany, Steve Erickson, Thomas Pynchon, Virginia Woolf, William Gibson, William S. Burroughs, William Vollman