December, 2005 (Vol. II: #11)
Hope for renewal in a dark season.
He's won every award there is. Now he's on record.
Adagio for two voices in dissonant agreement
A dialogue that aims to get to the bottom of the Universal Truths about writing.
Celebrating the New Year with A Few Good Movies (and a Few Bad Ones)
Genre films about -- or appropriate to -- New Year's Eve.
Robinson Crusoe on Mars
An exception to the rule of '60s survivalist silliness
The Romans may not have invented SF, but maybe they weren't too far off
The End of an Era
The beginning of a new stewardship of the short fiction reviews
A look at retrospective collections of nonfiction work from Asimov and Bradbury
Two books that consider the trilogy's legacy and Tolkien's place in literary history
A collection of challenging and worthwhile stories about families and relationships
An well-drawn alternate history that mixes politics and humor