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Throwback SF Thursday: Leigh Brackett Giveaway

I have been building up my collection of Vintage SF for Throwback SF Thursday by browsing used bookstores and picking up what looks interesting by writers I recognize.  There are disadvantages to that sort of scattershot approach.  That’s how I … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Changa’s Safari by Milton Davis

Teen boys get a bad rap.  David Hartwell sneered that “the Golden Age of Science Fiction is 12.”  John Rogers gibed that “There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged.  One … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs

PC Bushi beat me to the punch, and Jeffro wrote a full retrospective back in 2014, so I’m not going to do a full review of At the Earth’s Core. First, some fun facts from an Edgar Rice Burroughs panel … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Cirsova vol. 2

Retro SF instantly became cool when Cirsova burst onto the scene in March with issue #1.  Well, maybe not instantly.  I, for one, didn’t pick it up until a couple weeks ago, advance copy notwithstanding.  And note everyone has quite … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Cirsova vol. 1

In my post announcing my Throwback SF Thursday series, I mentioned that there seems to be a resurgence in interest in old-style speculative fiction.  Cirsova was front-and-center in my mind when I thought of Retro SF.  But I hadn’t read … Continue reading

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