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"Bitter Seeds" by: Ian Tregillis - Book Review

The Premise:

In an alternate history of Earth, in the years after the Great War, deep in the heart of Germany, a mysterious doctor takes two orphans into his home with nefarious purposes. 1,208 more words


The Milkweed Triptych by Ian Tregillis

Ian Tregills’s Milkweed Triptych, Bitter Seeds, The Coldest War, and Necessary Evil are a compelling alternate history adventure. They start before the second world war, with a Nazi scientist who is experimenting on children to give them incredible powers. 440 more words


Chatham Sows 'Bitter Seeds' For Environmental Justice Film Series

The Sembéne Film & Arts Festival partnered with Chatham University‘s Global Focus Program to co-present six screenings as part of the Program’s Environmental Justice Film Series… 116 more words


What I've Been Reading: Montmorency: Thief, Liar, Gentleman?, Trigger, Bitter Seeds


Montmorency: Thief, Liar, Gentleman? (Montmorency #1)
by Eleanor Updale

This is a fun, quick read about a thief who becomes a gentleman. It wasn’t anything mind bending or breathtaking, but I found it’s historical detail  interesting and the main character enjoyable. 1,103 more words

Abby Jones

Global Issues Film Festival to Present ‘Bitter Seeds’ on Thursday at UM-Flint

The 13th Annual Global Issues Film Festival will present “Bitter Seeds” at 5 p.m. Thursday at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Winner of the International Documentary Association’s 2012 Humanitas Documentary Award, this film explores the controversy between advocates who believe the “New Green Revolution” is the only way to provide sufficient food for the world’s growing population and their opponents who raise environmental concerns and fear that the GMOs drive small-scale farmers off the land. 39 more words


Eat, Drink, and See Films Dec. 5-11, 2014

Here’s our guide to what to EAT, DRINK, and SEE coming this week of Friday, December 5 to Thursday, December 11, 2014. 957 more words


Read this book: Bitter Seeds

Ian Tregillis’s alt history/sci-fi mashup scores big on imagination, even if many of his characters are flat.

Aside from the supernatural/horror/sci-fi, another thing I’m a fan of in pop culture is alternative histories. 663 more words