science fiction

Book Review: Robert Kroese's Starship Grifters

If you’re looking for deep, philosophical science fiction that weighs the problems of humanity in an icy, uncaring universe, then perhaps Robert Kroese’s Starship Grifters isn’t the book for you. Or maybe it is. Here, I’ll explain. Rex Nihilo, the hero of Starship Grifters, is a gambling, drinking, arrogant space captain who has gotten himself into trouble, and it’s
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If you’re a science fiction fan and you don’t read John Scalzi’s work over at filmcritic.com, you should. Here’s a piece on the things science fiction has ruined for him. I won’t give away too much, but my personal favorite is Austrian accents. From the article, a disclaimer aimed at Austrians: Dear Austria: I don’t
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