Monthly Archive: September 2012

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

A more diverse universe blog tour

Today, being the 27th of September is supposed to be the day that I post my review of The Way of Thorn and Thunder: The Kynship Chronicles’ by Daniel Heath Justice. But I was stupid and didn’t consider the fact that...

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles by

First published in serial form in the 1950s The Martian Chronicles is a collection of short stories that together tell the story of humanity colonising Mars. Almost all the stories are entirely set on Mars, and deal with the effects that...

Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Herland by

Read it online Imagine a world without men. A world where women are able to reproduce without men, where the only children born are female, and where motherhood is all important. Now imagine that you are a young man in the...

The invisible man - H. G. Wells

The Invisible man by

Another coursera course book, and another that fits with my reading for this years RIP project & for the 2012 Sci-Fi Challenge. One wintry day in a small, quiet English village, a stranger appears. He takes a room at the inn...