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Posted on 30 November 2017 | 5:56 am
The humour and astonishing inventiveness of
The Indian ExpressThe humour and astonishing inventiveness of Brian Aldiss's fictionThe Indian ExpressImagine a future. A future so far, that the earth has stopped spinning. Like a clock wound down. The sun covers the sky, immobile. In this tropical heat, the plants have turned carnivorous. The world has been colonised by a single banyan tree that has ...
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 10:36 pm
Brian Aldiss: The Grand Master behind 'AI'
FactorDailyBrian Aldiss: The Grand Master behind 'AI' and many moreFactorDailyOn August 19, 2017, the world of science fiction, nay literature, was left poorer following the death of Brian Aldiss, an author who was as accomplished as he was versatile, and in more ways than one – not least as a writer – helped contribute to the ...
Posted on 1 September 2017 | 10:29 pm
British science fiction writer Brian Aldiss
Outer PlacesBritish science fiction writer Brian Aldiss dies at 92 - The Boston GlobeThe Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — Brian Aldiss, a British science-fiction writer whose inventive tales of climate change, alien civilization, and the loneliness of robots — including a five-page magazine story that formed the basis of Steven Spielberg's movie ''A.I ...Science Fiction Author Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92Outer Placesall 2 news articles »
Posted on 26 August 2017 | 3:31 pm
Brian Aldiss (1925-2017) not only wrote
Scroll.inBrian Aldiss (1925-2017) not only wrote memorable science-fiction ...Scroll.inThe British writer of, among others, The Helliconia Trilogy, died on August 19 at the age of 92.and more »
Posted on 25 August 2017 | 5:35 pm
Top 10 facts about science fiction
6. According to Vladimir Nabokov, Shakespeare’s The Tempest was science fiction. 7. The first US edition of Nabokov’s novel Lolita was published on Brian Aldiss’s birthday in 1958. 8. The first bowler to take four wickets in consecutive balls in ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 8:04 am
Hollywood’s continuing Frankenstein
Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound, adapted from a Brian Aldiss revision, was about half as good as it should have been. Then there are a lot of terrible, terrible movies — few worse than last year’s execrable I, Frankenstein. Who will save us from ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 2:51 am
Brian Aldiss takes a trip to the future for
The place looked vaguely familiar. There I stood, or stumbled rather, looking about me. There were those plastic telescope-like things, there were the screens, the ranks of switches, the TV remotes, the yards of cream cable, the objects for which I had no ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Birmingham Mail Nostalgia - A look back at
Brian Aldiss, science fiction writer, 90; Roman Polanski, film director, 82; Robert Redford, actor, 79; Madeleine Stowe, actress, 57; Denis Leary, actor, 58, Edward Norton, actor, 46; Christian Slater, actor, 46; Mika, singer/songwriter, 32. British ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Brian Aldiss unpicks the Jocasta complex
The Friday Project, pp.222, £9.99, ISBN: 9780007482146 What if the gods of Greek myth had parallels with Freud’s notion of the unconscious? This is just one idea explored in Brian Aldiss’s sassy retelling of the stories of two prominent women of Thebes.
Posted on 23 January 2015 | 4:00 pm