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Checks and balances

About a third of the way through my upcoming book, while discussing the May 1941 issue of Astounding Science Fiction, I include the sentence: “The issue also featured Heinlein’s “Universe,” which was based on Campbell’s premise about a lost generation starship.” My copy editor amended this to “a lost-generation starship,” to which I replied: “This isn’t a ‘lost-generation’ starship, but… 1,152 more words


Trying to understand terror...

It would have been all too easy to come up with an instant knee-jerk response to the atrocity committed after the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday 22nd May. 285 more words