Prometheus Award Winners Announced

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The Libertarian Futurists Society (LFS) has announced its Prometheus Award winners, including awards for Best Novel and Best Classic Fiction (Hall of Fame).  Additionally, the LFS has announced a Special Award to be given to author/singer Leslie Fish. The Prometheus Award is given annually to an outstanding work of science fiction and fantasy that stresses [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – My Glimpse of Mother Russia

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If I take one thing from the Winter Olympics currently taking place in Sochi, Russia, it won’t be images of glittering ice skaters, the sound of skittering luge sleds or amazement at snowboard acrobatics.  Nor will it be a cautious globally focused optimism despite the snickering over a perceived lack in amenities or concern about [….]

Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick

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Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution Nathaniel Philbrick Viking First Edition: April 30, 2013 ISBN 978-0-670-02544-2 Non-fiction, historical books aren’t supposed to be this good.  They aren’t supposed to be fluid and entertaining.  They are supposed to be full of footnotes and impeccable, dry explication abounding with names and dates and events. Yet [….]