Monthly Archives: October 2013

Stross does great space opera

Charles Stross. Neptune’s Brood (Ace Books 2013). Stross’s new novel is set in the same future as Saturn’s Children, but now 5000 years hence, & with another naïve female metahuman, Krina Alizond-114, as our slowly-learning-just-what’s-going-on narrator. Krina is ‘a member … Continue reading

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Does He? Jon Paul Fiorentino Needs Improvement

Jon Paul Fiorentino. Needs Improvement (Coach House Books 2013). As anyone who’s seen his theoretical version of Archie comics will know, Jon Paul Fiorentino likes to play games, not least with theory & theoreticians, and to do so ‘with the … Continue reading

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