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Analog April 1975

“…listen to your Alpha and Theta brainwaves!” said the Analog ad. Listening to my brainwaves, I realize that one of the most unexpected things about reading these ancient Analogs from the year before my birth is how much they speak … Continue reading

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A Nostalgia I Never Had: William Sleator vs. Roger Zelazny and Nicholas Fisk

I really like William Sleator (his books are a nostalgia I had, specifically INTERSTELLAR PIG and THE BOY WHO REVERSED HIMSELF). He has books which are amazing, such as HOUSE OF STAIRS and THE LAST UNIVERSE, and books which are … Continue reading

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Analog March 1975

This is one of those several months after the facts book reviews, so if it sounds like a dream being recounted in a dream, that’s why. “Jill the Giant-Killer” by William Tuning and Ewing Edgar: Most noticeable here are the … Continue reading

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Analog February 1975

I’m not spending any time on the non-stories in these old Analogs, but that’s not because what’s there isn’t interesting. In fact,  reading those reviews and editorials and science articles are a large part of the fun of this cultural … Continue reading

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Analog January 1975

A friend of my mom’s gifted me with a entire year’s worth of Analog from 1975. How could I turn this down? I’m fascinated with the history of speculative fiction and what better way to immerse myself in that history … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading (June Edition)

AS ALWAYS, THOUGH I’VE NEVER SAID THIS BEFORE, SPOILERS AHEAD. BE WARNED!!!! Extra Virginity by Tom Mueller Is it enough to say that reading this book caused me to go out and buy non-grocery store olive oil? To drink shots … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading (May Edition)

What I’m Reading (May Edition) Published a few seconds ago Apologies for the flood of book bites. I let myself get backed up. Also, I thought you might be starving. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood This is … Continue reading

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