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The Penultimate Truth, by Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) has become the most important author in the history of the science fiction genre; aside from his wide influence within literature, his ideas permeate all sorts of SF games, TV shows and movies. PKD is also … Continue reading

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Gilgamesh the King by Robert Silverberg

review of 1984 novel Gilgamesh the King by Robert Silverberg Continue reading

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a William Sleator primer

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

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Leiber and AI

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

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