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Rysa Walker’s ‘Now, Then, and Everywhen’ kicks off her ‘Chronos Origins’ series

If you enjoyed Rysa Walker's Chronos Files, you'll love Now, Then and Everywhen.

Walker digs into deep into the backstory of her fantastic time travel series, expands greatly on the world-building and time-physics, and adds a few great characters. She also colors in the backstory that fueled the original series.

I really enjoyed Walker's YA ...

I reviewed William Gibson’s novel “Agency” for today’s LA Times

My latest LA Times review is for William Gibson's new novel Agency, sequel to his outstanding 2014 novel "The Peripheral," which marked his return to explicitly futuristic science fiction after his amazing and audacious "Pattern Recognition" novels, which treated the recent past as though it was a speculative future setting.

"Agency" returns to the ...

Annalee Newitz’s “Future of Another Timeline”: like Handmaid’s Tale meets Hitchhiker’s Guide

Annalee Newitz (previously) just published her second novel, The Future of Another Timeline, a madcap feminist time-travel novel that pits incel extremists who are trying to ***** out feminism before it can get started against a secret liberation army of feminists inspired by the (alternate history) Senator Harriett Tubman.

I reviewed the book ...

The Folio Society is releasing a gorgeous edition of Octavia Butler’s “Kindred”

Octavia Butler (previously), the brilliant Afrofuturist, McArthur Genius Grant-winning science fiction writer, died far, far too soon, leaving behind a corpus of incredible, voraciously readable novels, and a community of writers who were inspired by her example.

Recent years have seen new editions of Butler's work, including a graphic novel of ...

‘There is no ***’: Stephen Hawking’s final book has ‘Brief Answers to the Big Questions’

Stephen Hawking's final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, was released posthumously Tuesday by his children.

Now, when Hawking died earlier this year at the age of 76, he hadn't yet finished the book. So, the late physicist's family and academic colleagues dug into his vast personal archive to complete it.

As the title ...

FILM: ‘Calling All Earthlings’ explores Integratron Time Machine of UFO ‘contactee’ (Dir. Jonathan Berman, 2018)

CALLING ALL EARTHLINGS, the new documentary from filmmaker  Jonathan Berman ('Commune,' 'The Schvitz') has it all: UFOs, a mystical dome in the Joshua Tree desert, psychic experiences, time travel, Howard Hughes, Nikolai Tesla, communists, eternal life... ...

The Many Sub-Genres of Time Travel

06.07.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Time Travel is a unique sub-genre of Science Fiction. It enables, us, the readers to see the past and yet maintain a contemporary point of view. It enables us to reach the far future and see what may transpire. It enables us to interact with important historical people. It enables us to witness parallel timelines: ...