Alamak! pavilion - Islands in the stream -
Alamak! pavilion - Islands in the streamVeneziaToday"The Moment of Eclipse Series" prende nome da un racconto di science fiction di Brian Aldiss che Kwangho ha trovato perfetto per descrivere il suo lavoro. Si tratta di combinazioni di materiali quali marmo+ marmo, rame+ marmo, acciaio+ acciaio, che ...
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 8:28 am
Frankenstein délivré de Brian Aldiss aux
MaXoEFrankenstein délivré de Brian Aldiss aux éditions MnémosMaXoELa Présentation du Jour est aujourd'hui une Présentation Livre avec Frankenstein délivré de Brian Aldiss qui sort aux éditions Mnémos ce mois-ci. L'auteur anglais, reconnu pour la trilogie Helliconia, revisite ce grand classique de la littérature et ...
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 7:03 am
Out-of-this-world sci-fi bookstore new to
The Commercial AppealOut-of-this-world sci-fi bookstore new to Cooper-YoungThe Commercial AppealOther paperbacks from the 1950s, 60s and 70s — protected within clear Mylar sleeves — included the likes of Andre Norton's "Witch World," Brian W. Aldiss' "Galaxies Like Grains of Sand" and Philip José Farmer's "When the Stone God Awakens.
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 6:26 am
Cosmic Trigger: Ken Campbell's daughter
The GuardianCosmic Trigger: Ken Campbell's daughter captures Illuminatus! spirit in trippy epicThe GuardianCosmic Trigger is in part an echo chamber of what Brian Aldiss, the sci-fi novelist and Campbell enthusiast, described as “a long strip-cartoon of every possible 20th-century phobia, something Bertrand Russell and Genghis Khan might have cooked up ...
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 10:00 pm
From schoolboy jottings to sci-fi master:
Telegraph.co.ukFrom schoolboy jottings to sci-fi master: How a solar eclipse inspired Brian AldissTelegraph.co.ukNow a recently discovered trove of early jottings has revealed that Brian Aldiss was inspired to begin writing science fiction by a total eclipse of the sun he witnessed as a 14-year-old schoolboy at a Devon boarding school. In 1939, in awe of what he ...
Posted on 9 July 2016 | 7:11 am
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