Category Archives: historical fiction

Brittle Innings, by Michael Bishop – part 1

The novel-length science fiction of Michael Bishop tends to follow a pattern: a solitary, often rebellious, individual explores an alien culture and undergoes physical, emotional and intellectual transformations as a result. The process of making scientific breakthroughs – anthropology or … Continue reading

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September reads – a list

This is a list of the month’s reading experiences, with a sentence or two about each.

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The Confessions of Nat Turner, by William Styron

50 years after publication, this deserves to be read. 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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