FORGOTTEN BOOK: MIKE GONZO AND THE SEWER MONSTER by Bill Crider, 1996
This is the 109th in my series of Forgotten Books.
I guess I have been on a sort of YA kick recently, with DANGER: DINOSAURS!, FIRESPELL, CHILDREN OF THE ATOM and other titles but they have all been fine stories and worth bringing [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: CITY OF CORPSES by Norvell Page, Black Dog Books, 2009
This is the 73rd in my series of Forgotten Books.
I recently completed reading THE ASTOUNDING, THE AMAZING, AND THE UNKNOWN by Paul Malmont (which I highly recommend if you like stories which feature Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, L. Sprague decamp, John W. [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: PHOENIX PRIME by Ted White, Lancer Books, 1966
This is the 70th in my series of Forgotten Books.
Back in the day I never read this book. I had the sequel THE SORCERESS OF QAR which I quite enjoyed but I read it out of sequence. Eventually I got this book but never [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: GODS’ MAN by Lynd Ward, Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929
This is the 69th in my series of Forgotten Books.
GODS’ MAN is a book I dearly love and have a hard time telling other people why. Back when I first got married, Sandi and I visited one of her friends, the [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: SECRET OF THE EARTH STAR by Henry Kuttner, Starmont House, 1991
This is the 68th in my series of Forgotten Books.
I love the work of Henry Kuttner and always delight when I see a collection that I do not have. Recently at the World Horror Convention I got the Henry Kuttner Centipede [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: NIGHTWINGS by Robert Silverberg, Avon, 1969
This is the 66th in my series of Forgotten Books.
There was a time when I read Robert Silverberg’s novels and shorter pieces immediately when they came into my hand. During the 1950’s and early 1960’s he did his apprenticeship and wrote good serviceable books and stories. [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: SACRED LOCOMOTIVE FLIES by Richard Lupoff, Beagle Books, 1971
This is the 64th in my series of Forgotten Books.
WorldCon is past and I am still exhausted after 3 ½ days of book selling and 1,750 highway miles back from Reno to San Antonio it was good to be home again last night. [Read it all...]
ANARCHAOS by Curt Clark, Ace Books, 1967
This is the 63rd in my series of Forgotten Books.
The WorldCon fever is upon me and this is the last writing thing I need to do before I go. About the time this gets posted I should be on the first of several Southwest flights headed off [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: SCIENCE MADE STUPID by Tom Weller, Houghton Mifflin, 1986
This is the 62nd in my series of Forgotten Books.
The other day I was doing my Hugo Award voting and I was reminded of one of the more interesting Hugo results. This time, the category was for Non-Fiction Book. The winning piece was [Read it all...]
TALKING MAN by Terry Bisson, Arbor House, 1986
This is the 61st in my series of Forgotten Books.
Back in the day I used to do some of the big conventions – the WorldCon and World Fantasy. At one of the World Fantasy shows, I asked David Hartwell to recommend a book to me that [Read it all...]