An Uneven Showcase of 1960s SF
Rob Latham reviews the new Library of America set of 1960s SF novels.
The Ravages of Revelation
How three “garage philosophers” fought off a divine invasion in early 1970s California.
Grim Hints and Nervous Portents: On Dennis Etchison
The late horror author’s vivid snapshots of bleak Southern California suburbia.
Temporal Turmoil: The Time Travel Stories of Robert Silverberg
A Grand Master curates his finest time travel stories.
Magic Carpet Rides: Rock Music and the Fantastic
The long and complex relationship between fantastic fiction and rock music.
“We Are Looking in a Mirror”: Ramsey Campbell Curates the History of Horror
Surveying the history of horror fiction.
An Ode to New-Metal Man: David R. Bunch’s “Moderan”
Rob Latham sings the praises of “Moderan,” a neglected classic about a false utopia by David R. Bunch.
In Which Lou Norton Takes on a Mega-Church
Rob Latham reviews “City of Saviors” by Rachel Howzell Hall.
Eerie, Exalted Fantasy
On the career of a brilliant, neglected fabulist.
Webs of Desire and Power
Rob Latham reviews “Safe” by Ryan Gattis.
An Unkempt Jeremiad
Rob Latham on Norman Spinrad's latest novel, "The People's Police."
Rob Latham reviews “The Dime,” by Kathleen Kent.
The Ghost of Punk
A review of Elizabeth Hand’s new “Cass Neary” novel, “Hard Light”.
Rob Latham reviews Michael Moorcock's "The Whispering Swarm."
Lifestyles of the Nerdy and Perverted
JAKE ARNOTT’S The House of Rumour, published in 2012 in the UK and released last March in the US by
WHEN I INTRODUCED Rudy Rucker at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts in March 2005, a scholarly gathering
ACCORDING TO THE “Year in Review” survey that appeared in the February 2012 issue of Locus magazine, there were
Nightmarish Glimpses of Our Inner Selves
Gary K. Wolfe: In the few days since his death, the myriad tributes to Ray Bradbury seem to have had one
Illustration © Chuck Hodi WHEN PHILIP K. DICK DIED in 1982 of a series of strokes brought on by years of
A Malaise Deeper Than Shopping
Image: Installation Study - War Games by Richard Hamilton (detail) BRITISH AUTHOR J.G. BALLARD died on April 19, 2009 of an