Fatherland, by Robert Harris

Genre: Alternate History Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 1993 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Jeff Edwards Have you read this book? The year is 1964. Germany has reigned supreme since Hitler’s victory in World War II, and Berlin is gearing up to celebrate Der Fuhrer’s seventy-fifth birthday. Homicide investigator Xavier March …

A Thief Among Statues, by Donn Kushner

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Annick Press Published: 1993 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lisa DuMond Have you read this book? By this time, I hope you’ve been able to find a copy of Life On Mars and you’ve begun enjoying the wonderful work of author Donn Kushner. If you haven’t embarked …

The Rediscovery of Man, by Cordwainer Smith

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: New England SF Assoc. Published: 1993 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Aaron M. Renn Have you read this book? Whenever people talk about the greatest writers in science fiction history, you always hear names like Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and Cordwainer Smith. Cordwainer, who? …

Gridlock, by Ben Elton

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Warner Books Published: 1993 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul S. Jenkins Have you read this book? Before you ask, let me say that Ben Elton’s Gridlock definitely comes under the heading of speculative fiction. Though in essence it is a politico-industrial satire set mostly in …

White Queen, by Gwyneth A. Jones

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Doherty, Tom Associates Published: 1993 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by C. Douglas Baker Have you read this book? Set in 2039-40 A.D., this novel of first contact creates an almost credible near future earth and avoids the cliche of vastly superior aliens swooping down to subjugate …