Monthly Archives: July 2017
This post is a partial “primer” of the works of William Sleator (1945-2011) wherein I provide at least a sentence or two about every title of his that I’ve been able to find and read. Continue reading
a look at the Fritz Leiber novel The Big Time, and collection A Pail of Air. Focus is made on one story concerning chess and machine intelligence. Continue reading
This blog is an assortment of posts about books (science fiction, mostly), board and card games, and other forms of media. I named it gaping blackbird after some of the local residents here in the Southwest.