These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things - PJ
PJ MediaThese Are A Few Of My Favorite ThingsPJ MediaRead everything he ever wrote, alone or with Larry Niven. Favorites are Footfall and Lucifer's Hammer. Jerry has been a great influence on fans – particularly not-on-the-left fans – about ten years younger than I. As big as Heinlein for me and my ...
Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:31 am
Thursday's WednesdayBookClub - io9
Thursday's WednesdayBookClubio9I downloaded Stanislaw Lem's short novel The Futurological Congress and read about half of it. It feels surprisingly contemporary. There was a recent movie version, but I suspect it was pretty loose. Also picked up Larry Niven's N-Space on a whim ...
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 9:47 pm
'Book of Strange New Things' exudes
'Book of Strange New Things' exudes considerable charmPost-BulletinI would almost like to say, "Read this book," and leave it with that. Because its charms, and they are considerable, are so tied with discovering what the heck is going on. That challenges a reviewer, because almost anything I tell you will spoil a ...and more »
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 7:45 am
The year in reviews: Five books that stood
The year in reviews: Five books that stood out in 2014Physics TodayAnd Adler “brings some incredible concepts to life in his discussion of building artificial worlds, such as the one in Larry Niven's classic [novel] Ringworld, about an enormous ring-like structure surrounding a star.” A physics professor at St. Mary's ...
Posted on 12 December 2014 | 8:07 am
Book Review: “The Art of Space: The
Book Review: “The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, From the Earliest ...The Planetary Society (blog)Some, like a reference to the famous science fiction author, David Niven (was the great actor Larry's brother?) are entertaining. More irritating is the lack of dates for many works. But the real story here is in the art, and it is magnificent. All ...
Posted on 11 December 2014 | 8:24 am
Fourth and Final Set of Winners Announced in
4th quarter winners finish the contest year and Volume 31 of L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future (PRWeb January 06, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12427290.htm
Posted on 6 January 2015 | 1:56 pm
International L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the
In what is known as the largest contest of its kind in the world, semi-finalists for the 4th Quarter of the 31st year of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest, specializing in speculative fiction, were announced today by Dave Wolverton, contest coordinating judge. This lucky seven beat out thousands to receive critique. (PRWeb January 01, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb ...
Posted on 1 January 2015 | 12:20 am
2014 L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future
In what is the largest contest of its kind in the world, finalists for the 4th quarter of the 31st year of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest, specializing in fantasy and science fiction, were announced today by Dave Wolverton, contest coordinating judge. Two countries represented in the final round of the 31st year. (PRWeb December 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www ...
Posted on 31 December 2014 | 3:12 pm
Midday open thread: Group tries to make MLK
NEOWISE hunts asteroids so Bruce Willis doesn't have to. Check out video of a year's worth of hunting in 30 seconds: Science-fiction author Larry Niven once quipped that the dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program ...
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 5:55 am
‘Treasure Planet’ Is a Delightful Mashup
Colebatch and Fox’s novel is set in Larry Niven’s well-established “Man-Kzin Wars” science fiction universe, in which the gigantic, tiger-like, imperialistic Kzin have been battled to an armistice by the surprisingly formidable human race.
Posted on 14 January 2015 | 4:59 pm
Brad Torgersen Collaborates with Larry Niven
Brad Torgersen has had a very successful career since winning the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest back in 2010 with his story, "Exanastasis" with thirty plus stories being published in the speculative fiction galaxy. The contest is also where ...
Posted on 3 September 2014 | 8:23 pm
'Ringworld' miniseries in the works at Syfy
Two classic sci-fi novels are in the works at Syfy. The network is developing miniseries projects based on Larry Niven’s Ringworld and Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End. For Ringworld fans, this news might cause some deja vu. Syfy previously ...
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 3:17 am
Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven Earn Syfy
If winter time feels a little bit like science-fiction utopia for fans, then you'll have to thank Syfy. The cable channel said it's working on two separate miniseries that will showcase two of the genre's biggest names in literature: Arthur C. Clarke and ...
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 6:00 pm
Open Question: Larry Niven Known Space
Hi. I am beginning the known space series by larry niven. Im about to start neutron star. What is the best order for the rest? I have seen so many list that conflict with each other. I want to read everything and i don't want to jump from book to book reading a story here and there. Can someone provide me with a detailed list and your thoughts about reading the series in that order?
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 7:37 am
Resolved Question: Lin Carter or Larry
Which author do you prefer more as an author and why?
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 4:32 pm
Resolved Question: Has anyone else here read
Just out of curiousity. I enjoyed the book, and wondered if anyone else had too. If not, I highly reccomend it.
Posted on 15 April 2012 | 8:04 pm
Resolved Question: What page is this quote,
Here's the quote:
Boredom is my worst enemy. It's killed a lot of my friends, but it won't get me. When I get bored, I go risk my life somewhere.
LARRY NIVEN, Ringworld
Even if you don't know the exact page number, if you could just tell me what section of the book it is in would be extremely helpful.
Posted on 7 March 2012 | 7:13 am
Resolved Question: Did Bungie have legal
Posted on 6 August 2011 | 11:28 pm