Daily Archives: July 21, 2013

The Science Fiction Omnibus

The Science Fiction Omnibus Great Books Foundation 2007 / 592 pages Rating:   A  (Sci-Fi short stories) I have no idea why these works were selected for the Omnibus – perhaps for marketability,  perhaps for relevance to today’s readers,  perhaps … Continue reading

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Mortimer Gray’s History of Death

Mortimer Gray’s History of Death by Brian Stableford; 1995 /  67 pages Rating: A+  (sci-fi/novella) (first appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction: 4/1995) Mortimer Gray is an Earth historian in the early 29th century who is concerned primarily with death – specifically,  he … Continue reading

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The Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

The Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Tim Egan  (US) 2012/384 pages rating  9.25 /history-biography I love reading about American Indian history and culture and I don’t feel I’ve read … Continue reading

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