Genre Misbehaving: Review of Michael Cisco’s Weird Fiction: A Genre Study

Genre Misbehaving: Review of Michael Cisco's Weird Fiction: A Genre Study Alison Sperling Under Review:Weird Fiction: A Genre Study. Michael Cisco. Palgrave MacMillan, February 2022. Michael Cisco’s 336-page Weird Fiction: A Genre Study is not only an intensive look at the qualities of the weird, it exposes what weird fiction does to the concept of … Continue reading Genre Misbehaving: Review of Michael Cisco’s Weird Fiction: A Genre Study

United in Pain and Fear: Review of We Are Happy, We Are Doomed by Kurt Fawver

United in Pain and Fear: Review of We Are Happy, We Are Doomed by Kurt Fawver Zachary Gillan Under Review:We Are Happy, We Are Doomed. Kurt Fawver. Grimscribe Press, December 2021. If, as Darko Suvin would have it, science fiction is rigidly defined by currently-understood science, we might think of weird fiction as the anti-science-fiction, … Continue reading United in Pain and Fear: Review of We Are Happy, We Are Doomed by Kurt Fawver

ARB Recommends: From the Angry Robot 2020 Catalog

ARB Recommends is a regular column of ARB that covers seasonal catalogs from indie, trade, and academic publishers, highlighting the kinds of books our editors, contributors, and readers want to read. As a publication devoted to radical critical engagement with the world—and devoted to reviewing books and media that do this—it only makes sense for ARB … Continue reading ARB Recommends: From the Angry Robot 2020 Catalog