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    “But I did love!…” – James Tiptree, jr. and the World’s Greatest Science Fiction Story

    by Michael K. Iwoleit Yes, I know. There is no such thing as the world’s greatest science fiction story. There is no single greatest novel, no greatest opera, no greatest…

  • The Orwellian Age of Phantomology

    by Rolf Giesen The Infinite Blob of the Mysterious Avengers The first science fiction movie I ever saw in my life was either The Blob: Indescribable! Indestructible! Nothing Can Stop…

  • Why I Don’t Like Kafka

    by Michael K. Iwoleit There are writers who have spawned a whole industry of interpreters. The volume of interpretative literature not uncommonly surpasses the work of the respective writer many…

  • My Top Ten Science Fiction Stories

    by Michael K. Iwoleit With the following article I started a while ago a blog on short fiction the content of which is now transfered to this new repository. It…