>I’ve travelled many times to Mars, courtesy of Bradbury and Dick and Baxter et al, but never to Barsoom. It’s a shameful gap in my
>The protagonist of Kim Stanley Robinson’s sublime Antarctica is called X. It’s a nickname actually, but I’m pretty sure his real name’s never mentioned. Chapter
>It looks like much of my output this year will be entirely invisible. At least, I’ll be invisible – you’ll still be able to read
>… in The Wizard of Oz. All the more amazing when you consider it was a live stage effect, achieved by puppeteering a giant cotton
>Why do I like speculative fiction? Am I hard-wired that way? Is there a gene? Was I abducted by aliens as a small child and
>.. so use them only in case of emergency.