BVC Welcomes New Member John Cramer

Please join Book View Café in welcoming John Cramer. We’re pleased to announce our newest member, physicist and SF writer John Cramer, and to present his SF novels, Twistor and Einstein’s Bridge. John Cramer divides his time among writing science … Continue reading


Squaring the Circle at Seattle Public Library

Translators Mariano Martin Rodriguez (from the original Romanian to Spanish) and Ursula K. Le Guin (in association with MMR from Spanish to English) appeared at the Seattle Public Library to launch Aqueduct Press’ edition of Squaring the Circle: A Pseudotreatise … Continue reading


BVC Announces Bloodchildren: Stories by the Octavia E. Butler Scholars

Book View Café is pleased to join the Carl Brandon Society in publishing Bloodchilden: Stories by the Octavia E. Butler Scholars. Every year, the Carl Brandon Society, whose goal is to increase diversity in the field of science fiction, presents … Continue reading


Casting Starfarers

Starfarers had a unique genesis.

A local sf convention had asked me to be on a panel about television science fiction. At first I was tempted to decline, because the panel always has the same structure: Somebody whips out a list of all the tv sf from the past 20 years and reads the titles and everybody agrees how terrible they all were. (Keep in mind that this panel was before some recent pretty good television sf came on.)

And then I thought, What if…

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