Monday, January 2, 2012

2011 Round-Up, Part I: The Best of Raritania

Below is a listing of my more substantive posts from over the past year, organized by category.

Book Excerpts
Surviving the Spike: A Sample
12/1/11
Republished Articles
"A Revolution of Falling Expectations: Whither the Singularity?" New York Review of Science Fiction 23.9 (May 2011), pp. 19-20.

Book Reviews
Fiction
The Centauri Device, by M. John Harrison." Raritania (November 30, 2011).

"Devil May Care, by Sebastian Faulks." Raritania (November 1, 2011).

"Carte Blanche, by Jeffrey Deaver." Raritania (November 1, 2011).

"Russian Spring, by Norman Spinrad."
Raritania (October 30, 2011).

"Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2011, edited by Rich Horton." Tangent (September 3, 2011).

"Dervish is Digital, by Pat Cadigan." Strange Horizons (August 29, 2011).

"Welcome to the Greenhouse: New Science Fiction on Climate Change, by Gordon Van Der Gelder." Tangent (June 4, 2011).

"Son of Heaven, by David Wingrove." Strange Horizons (May 27, 2011).

"The Anubis Gates, by Tim Powers." Raritania (May 12, 2011).

"Empress of Eternity, by L.E. Modesitt Jr.." Strange Horizons (February 28, 2011).

Nonfiction
"Blood & Thunder: The Life & Art of Robert E. Howard, by Mark Finn." Raritania (October 18, 2011).

"The Politics of James Bond: From Fleming's Books to the Big Screen, by Jeremy Black." Raritania (September 25, 2011).

"The Sound of No Hands Clapping: A Memoir, by Toby Young." Raritania (February 22, 2011).

"Wizardry & Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy, by Michael Moorcock." Raritania (January 11, 2011).

Other Reviews
"Fantastique Unfettered, #1, Winter 2010." March 24, 2011.

Other Posts
Happy Winter Solstice
12/21/11
On the Word "Lifestyle"
11/19/11
Watching Jeremiah
11/8/11
Trillion Year Spree, Twenty-Five Years On
11/6/11
A Primer on the Technological Singularity
10/31/11
Reflections on the Jason Bourne Series
10/27/11
Regarding The British TV Model
10/23/11
A Fragment on Indie Film
10/18/11
The Life of a Literary Genre: Considering The Mystery
10/16/11
From Screen to Page: Reading Ian Fleming
10/3/11
The 2011 Summer Movie Season
9/14/11
Of Mary Sue and Gary Stu
7/9/11
Returning to Sahara: The Dirk Pitt Novels On Screen
2/15/11
Reflections on the Dirk Pitt Series
2/10/11
Why I Can't Stand The Big Bang Theory
2/1/11
"Was 2010 the Worst Year for Movies Ever?"
1/7/11
2010 in Review
1/3/11

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