Tag Archives: Sci-Fi

A Library Is A Spaceship

I have been a fan of the wildly imaginative writing of Isaac Asimov since I was a child. Recently I ran across a charming story about the iconic sci-fi author and a letter that he wrote in 1971. He sent … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Libraries, USA, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Answer is Still 42

Although the wildely popular comic sci-fi novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was published in the UK in 1979, it wasn’t released in the colonies until 1980. This year, legions of fans in North America are celebrating the 42nd anniversary … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Europe, History, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Nation States

I recently discovered that one of my favorite sci-fi authors has been running a wonderful website for 20 years that allows users to create, grow, and administer their own nation state. Australian writer Max Barry’s website NationStates offers the opportunity to own … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Maps, Tech, Writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The only lasting truth is change.

When she was nine years old, Octavia Butler saw a sci-fi film called “Devil Girl From Mars” and thought to herself: “I can write a better story than that.” She went on to become the first widely recognized Black female … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Film, movies, USA, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment


The news that a streaming TV network has announced the upcoming release of a series based on a novel rarely rouses much interest here at Travel Between The Pages World HQ, however the drop of a teaser-trailer for The Peripheral, … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Film, USA, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century

The 1827 novel, The Mummy: A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century,  by Jane Webb, was reissued last month as part of the Haunted Library of Horror Classics series. Originally issued as a three-volume pocket-sized novel, the book concerns the Egyptian mummy … Continue reading

Posted in Books, ebooks, Europe, Film, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Inspired by Jose Saramago

Frequent visitors to Travel Between The Pages are well aware of my appreciation for the writing of the late Ursula K. Le Guin. If memory serves, I first discovered her work in the magazine Amazing Stories. The first of her … Continue reading

Posted in Books, History, USA, Writing | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Visit New Byblos in the Springtime

I am an enormous fan of Israeli sci-fi writer Lavie Tidhar, if you haven’t read his work, it’s worth checking-out. So, I was intrigued to discover that he has teamed-up with puzzle writer Jake Olefsky to create an interactive sci-fi … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Writing Science Fiction

h/t Tom Gauld    

Posted in Animation, Art, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Into The Unknown

Along with the usual summer blockbuster sci-fi flicks, this year we can immerse ourselves in the entire historical genre. London’s Barbican Centre is presenting Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction, a huge exhibition, which will take over the entire Brutalist … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Europe, Film, History, Libraries, movies, Museums, Music, Photography, Tech, Tourism | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment