Sunday, 29 December 2013

Tuesday, 24 December 2013


I finished Our Children's Children, by Clifford D. Simak.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Saturday, 7 December 2013

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Stodgy Art, Decent Story

I finished Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrowby Alan Moore.

A tad long

I finished The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Grimswell Curseby Sam Siciliano.

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Better than average

I just finished The Thames Horror and Other Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,  by Barbara Roden.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Astérix 35

I finished Astérix chez les Pictes, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 33

I finished Le Ciel Lui Tombe sur la Tête, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 32

I finished Astérix et la Rentrée Gauloise, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 31

I finished Astérix et Latraviata, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 30

I finished La Galère d'Obélix, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 29

I finished La Rose et le Glaive, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 28

I finished Astérix chez Rahàzade, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 27

I finished Le Fils d'Astérix, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 26

I finished L'Odyssée d'Astérix, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 25

I finished Le Grand Fossé,  by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 24

I finished Astérix chez les Belges, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 23

I finished Obélis et Compagnie, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 22

I finished La Grande Traversée, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 21

I finished Le Cadeau de César, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 20

I finished Astérix en Corse, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 19

I finished Le Devin, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 18

I finished Les Lauriers de César, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 17

I finished Le Domaine des Dieux, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 16

I finished Astérix chez les Helvètes, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 15

I finished La Zizanie, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 14

I finished Astérix en Hispanie, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 13

I finished Astérix et le Chaudron, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 12

I finished Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 11

I finished Le Bouclier Arverne, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 10

I finished Astérix Légionnaire, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 9

I finished Astérix et les Normands, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 8

I finished Astérix Chez les Bretons, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 7

I finished Le Combat des Chefs, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 6

I finished Astérix et Cléopâtre, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 5

I finished Le Tour de Gaule, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 4

I finished Astérix Gladiateur, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 3

I finished Astérix et les Goths, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 2

I finished La Serpe d'Or, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Astérix 1

I finished Astérix le Gaulois, by Goscinny & Uderzo.

Monday, 11 November 2013

Some Linguistic Peculiarities

I just finished  Sherlock Holmes: The Will of the Dead,  by George Mann.


Saturday, 26 October 2013

A Master at Work - Redux

I just finished Thor Visionaries - Walter SimonsonVol. 02.

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Monday, 7 October 2013

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Pastoral Groove

I just finished A Choice of Gods,  by Clifford D. Simak.

Friday, 4 October 2013

Monday, 30 September 2013

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Saturday, 28 September 2013

Much Ado About F.A.

I just finished  James Bond in the 21st Century: WhyWe Still Need 007,  edited by Glenn Yeffeth.

Sunday, 22 September 2013

I Ain't Thirsty

I just finished  The Wench Is Dead,  by Fredric Brown.

Art o' Madness

I just finished  The Resurrectionist,  by E.B. Hudspeth.

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Moby Sequel

I just finished  The Wind Whales of Ishmael,  by Philip José Farmer.

At Windmills Tilt

I just finoshed  Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television,  by Jerry Mander

Writer's Little Helper

I finished  The Electric Executioner,  by Adolphe de Castro & H.P. Lovecraft.


I finished  Good News From the Vatican,  by Robert Silverberg.

Friday, 20 September 2013

Maybe Mathilda

I just finished  The Space Vampires,  by Colin Wilson.

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Rekal, Rekal, Rekal

I finished  We Can Remember it for You Wholesale (Total Recall),  by Philip K. Dick.

Monday, 16 September 2013

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Saturday, 14 September 2013

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Kill Your Darlings

I just finished  Rogue in Space, by Fredric Brown.

Greek To Me

I just finished  This Immortal,  by Roger Zelazny.  ("and call me Conrad")

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Saturday, 7 September 2013

A Slice of... Something

I just finished  Tales of Jack the Ripper,  edited by Ross E. Lockhart.

Short, Forgettable

I finished  Fermi and Frost,  by Frederik Pohl.

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Monday, 2 September 2013

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Joe Dante No. 1

I just finished  Midtown South,  by Christopher Newman.

Saturday, 31 August 2013

Friday, 30 August 2013

Thursday, 29 August 2013

No Easy Answers

I just finished Searching for Dave Chappelle,  by Jason Zinoman.

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Satisfactory Sherlock

I just finished Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares,  by James Lovegrove.

Saturday, 24 August 2013

Monday, 19 August 2013

Ribald, but Not All That

I finished Night Life of the Gods, by Thorne Smith. (It doesn't age all that well)

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Monday, 5 August 2013

Bob Morane 38

I just finished Le Chatiment de l'Ombre Jaune,  by Henri Vernes (Ombre Jaune 4).

Saturday, 3 August 2013

Bob Morane 37

I just finished La Revanche de l'Ombre Jaune,  by Henri Vernes (Ombre Jaune 3).

Bob Morane 35

I just finished  L'Ombre Jaune,  by Henri Vernes (Ombre Jaune 2).

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Bob Morane 33

I just finished  La Couronne de Golconde, by Henri Vernes. (Ombre Jaune 1)

Monday, 29 July 2013

Mildly Amusing Samples of a Lost Art

I just finished Funny Letters from Famous People, edited by Charles Osgood.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Nasty Piece of Work

I just finished Through the Window - The Terrifying True Story of Cross-Country Killer Tommy Lynn Sells,  by Diane Fanning.

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Sad Sad Sad

I just finished  Amy, 27 - Amy Winehouse and the 27 Club,  by Howars Sounes.

Sunday, 21 July 2013

The Error of his Ways

I just finished Lovecraft: A Biography, by L. Sprague De Camp.

Saturday, 20 July 2013

Disappointment in R'lyeh

I finished The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories,  by H.P. Lovecraft and S.T. Joshi.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Saturday, 22 June 2013

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Better than expected

I just finished Oz Reimagined: New Tales from the Emerald City and Beyond.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Still the One

I just finished Discovering H.P. Lovecraft  by S.T. Joshi et al.

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Justifiably legendary

I just finished The Illustrated Man  by Ray Bradbury.

Nothing is new

I just finished Psycho USA: Famous American Killers You Never Heard Of  by Harold Schechter.

Thursday, 16 May 2013


I just finished Star Trek Into Darkness  by Alan Dean Foster.

Monday, 13 May 2013

Of Rats and Murder and Murdering Rats

I just finished Animal: The Bloody Rise and Fall of the Mob’s Most Feared Assassin  by Casey Sherman.

Sunday, 12 May 2013

"No thanks, I'm not thirsty."

I just finished Fatal: The Poisonous Life of a Female Serial Killer  by Harold Schechter.

Saturday, 11 May 2013

Belonged in a cage

I just finished Fiend: The Shocking True Story Of Americas Youngest Serial Killer  by Harold Schechter.

Sunday, 5 May 2013

Bit telescoped

I just finished Hellhounds of the Cosmos  by Clifford D. Simak.  (Astounding Stories, 1932)

Demonically Brilliant

I just finished The Futurological Congress - From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy  by Stanislaw Lem.

Not in English as I know it...

I just finished Let's All Kill Constance  by Ray Bradbury.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Monday, 29 April 2013

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Sunday, 14 April 2013


I just finished Getting Off: A Novel of Sex & Violence  by Lawrence Block and Jill Emerson.

Swedish swerves

I just finished The Wrecking Crew  by Donald Hamilton.

Saturday, 13 April 2013

Skillfully unanswered

I just finished Prisoners of the Action  by Kim Newman and Paul McAuley.

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Better the second time

I just finished The Gripping Hand  by Niven & Pournelle.

Mixed emotions

I just finished The Mote in God's Eye by Niven & Pournelle.

Sunday, 7 April 2013


I just finished A Horrible Experience of Unbearable Length - More Movies That Suck  by Roger Ebert.

Saturday, 30 March 2013

Beautifully forgotten

I just finished Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941  by Lynne Olson.

Another perennial

I just finished The House At Pooh Corner  by A.A. Milne.

Fun, just fun

I just finished Cthelvis  by James Pratt.

Sunday, 24 March 2013

Friday, 22 March 2013

Look upon my works, ye mighty, and despair!

I just finished The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World  by Charles River Editors.


I just finished Dans la peau de Luka Magnotta:web-killer  by Karl Zéro.

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Friday, 8 March 2013

Monday, 4 March 2013

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Bob Morane 6

I just finished L'Héritage du Flibustier  by Henri Vernes.

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Bob Morane 3

I just finished Sur la Piste de Fawcett   by Henri by Vernes.

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Sunday, 27 January 2013


I just finished Theories of International Politics and Zombies  by Daniel W. Drezner.

Saturday, 26 January 2013

Time in Forward or Backward

I just finished The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century  edited by Harry Turtledove and Martin H. Greenberg.

Sunday, 13 January 2013

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

What Rough Beast

I just finished The Deep Blue Good-by  by John D. Macdonald.

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Superior Holmes pastiche

I just finished The Tangled Skein (Sherlock Holmes Meets Count Dracula)  by David Stuart Davies.

Tuesday, 1 January 2013