Art: SHAENON GARRITY
This past weekend, Arisia returned for its 22nd annual year. It's a sci-fi and fantasy convention that happens in Boston every year, and ... yes, this sounds familiar, doesn't it? Sounds a lot like Boskone, the sci-fi and fantasy convention that is slated to take place in the exact same location -- the Westin Boston Waterfront -- on February 18-20.
today's the day that one of the world's most influential sci-fi authors
turns 90. To mark the occasion, his adopted hometown of Los Angeles has
been whooping it up all week.
Chances are that anyone reading this post has, at some point, spent
some quality time with Bradbury's writing.
This book has a trailer that with higher production quality than most indie films
Quirk Books has already released two best-selling "mash-up" books: Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben Winters, and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith. Here's the deal: once a book enters the public domain, authors are free to take some creative liberties with the source material. Quirk Books has led the way on making "mash-ups" into a legit lit genre.
Android Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and Ben Winters has recently hit shelves.
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