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Andrew Liptak
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My latest post is now up on Kirkus Review! This week, we're looking at Michael Crichton and his thrillers: 
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Over on Kirkus Reviews, I've written about John Wyndham and his novel The Day of the Triffids: 
Andrew Liptak writes about the career of British sci-fi writer John Wyndham, author of The Day of the Triffids.
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Over on Clarkesworld Magazine, I look at how we discovered Mars, and how the stories we've told about it have changed as we've learned more:
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Over on Kirkus Reviews, I've written about Science Fiction's culture wars: 
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Great write up, Andrew. The Pierce quote is particularly chilling, from my point of view. I recognize that the same sentiment is still alive and well today, sadly.
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Over on Kirkus Reviews, I've taken a look at Jack Williamson and the rise of Space Opera: 
Andrew Liptak writes about sci-fi author John Williamson's career and his development of the space opera genre.
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Over on The Barnes and Noble SciFi blog, I take a look at Paolo Bacigalupi's debut, The Windup Girl, and why it holds up so well today: 
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Over on Kirkus Reviews, I've profiled Douglas Adams: 
Andrew Liptak chronicles the career of the hilarious writer Douglas Adams, author of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'.
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Over on Kirkus Reviews, I've profiled A. Merritt and his approach to SF: 
Andrew Liptak discusses sci-fi writer A. Merritt's contributions to the genre.
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Over on Kirkus Reviews, I've paid tribute to the late Sir Terry Pratchett: 
We remember Terry Pratchett, beloved author of the Discworld series, who died today at age 66.
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    MA - Military History, 2008 - 2009
  • Norwich University
    BA - History, 2003 - 2007
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Andrew Liptak on Edward Everett Hale's The Brick Moon - pornokitsch
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Forget 1939: this is where science fiction really started to come into its own.

Lit News: VT Science Fiction Writer's Series; Renegade Reading | Seven Days
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Jurassic announces... a new history of SF by Andrew Liptak - pornokitsch
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Andrew Liptak not only brings genre's rich history to life for modern readers, but does so in a way that demonstrates its contemporary relev

Star Wars: Episode VII Hits Theaters on December 18th, 2015! - Geek Maga...
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Lucasfilm has announced that the highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII will be released into theaters on December 18th, 2015.

Chat with James S.A. Corey, Rachel Bach and Ann Leckie! - Geek Magazine
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Read Chat with James S.A. Corey, Rachel Bach and Ann Leckie! from Andrew Liptak on Geek Magazine.

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Marvel, Netflix to Develop Defenders Miniseries Event - Geek Magazine
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Read Marvel, Netflix to Develop Defenders Miniseries Event from Andrew Liptak on Geek Magazine.

2013 World, British, David Gemmell Legend Fantasy Awards!
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Read 2013 World Fantasy, British Fantasy and David Gemmell Legend Awards! from Andrew Liptak on Geek Magazine.

Help Make the Museum of Science Fiction a Reality - Geek Magazine
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Read Help Make the Museum of Science Fiction a Reality from Andrew Liptak on Geek Magazine.

Simon & Schuster to Launch Sci-Fi/Fantasy Imprint - Geek Magazine
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While many of the big publishing companies have done so for years, Simon & Schuster is joining the Sci-Fi and Fantasy imprint game.

GEEK's Monthly Book Drop - November 2013 - Geek Magazine
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Read GEEK's Monthly Book Drop - November 2013 from Andrew Liptak on Geek Magazine.

Marian Call's 'Good Morning Moon' Video is Out of this World
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Marian Call has returned with a new video for her song 'Good Morning Moon' from her album, Something Fierce.

Almost Human Trailer Signals New Premiere Date - Geek Magazine
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We thought Almost Human was right around the corner but it appears as if we have a little bit longer to wait as Fox shuffles their schedule.

War Stories: Modern Military Science Fiction by Andrew Liptak :: Kicktraq
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An anthology of Military SF, exploring how warfare might affect the soldiers and civilians of tomorrow.

War Stories Kickstarter Launched! | Apex Publications
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The War Stories anthology Kickstarter has launched.

Kickstart This: War Stories Anthology - Geek Magazine
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A new Kickstarter project has arrived. This time it's for a project titled, War Stories Anthology. Check it out now!

Godzilla Trailer Showcases the Destroyer of Worlds - Geek Magazine
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The Godzilla trailer has finally arrived! We've long waited for this first look at the upcoming remake of the classic and it does not fail.

Warcraft Gets a Release Date - Geek Magazine
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Citizens of Azeroth rejoice! Warcraft has a release date! It has no actors or announced plot, but it has a release date. Huzzah!

21 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for GEEK's Monthly Book Drop
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Need something to read? Perhaps something of the science fiction or fantasy persuasion? Well check out this month's GEEK Book Drop for ideas