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    Carlos Gagini Anticipates Philip K. Dick

    by Iván Molina In 1920, the Costa Rican writer Carlos Gagini (1865-1925) published one of the most original Latin American science fiction novels of the first half of the twentieth…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: “But I did love!…” – James Tiptree, jr. and the World’s  Greatest Science Fiction Story

    “But I did love!…” – James Tiptree, jr. and the World’s Greatest Science Fiction Story

    by Michael K. Iwoleit Yes, I know. There is no such thing as the world’s greatest science fiction story. There is no single greatest novel, no greatest opera, no greatest…

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    The Orwellian Age of Phantomology

    by ROLF GIESEN The Infinite Blob of the Mysterious Avengers The first science fiction movie I ever saw in my life was either The Blob: Indescribable! Indestructible! Nothing Can Stop…

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    Why I Don’t Like Kafka

    by Michael K. Iwoleit There are writers who have spawned a whole industry of interpreters. The volume of interpretative literature not uncommonly surpasses the work of the respective writer many…

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    My Top Ten Science Fiction Stories

    by MICHAEL K. IWOLEIT With the following article I started a while ago a blog on short fiction the content of which is now transfered to this new repository. It…