A bumper collection – over 150,000 words! – of book reviews, many of full essay length, by the two-time Hugo winning and World Fantasy Award-winning co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Fantasy and author, among much fiction, of such recent nonfiction works as Corrupted Science and (forthcoming) Denying Science.Scholarly, iconoclastic, witty, passionate, opinionated, hilarious, scathing and downright irritating by turn, these critical pieces are sure to appeal to anyone who loves fantasy, science fiction, mystery fiction, crime fiction and many points in between … and who also enjoys a rousing argument.Includes reviews of- Kevin J. Anderson: Hopscotch- Isaac Asimov, Janet Jeppson Asimov (editor): It’s Been a Good Life- Clive Barker: Coldheart Canyon- Hilari Bell: A Matter of Profit- Mark Billingham: Lazy Bones- Ray Bradbury: From the Dust Returned- Ray Bradbury: Let’s All Kill Constance- Lois McMaster Bujold: The Curse of Chalion- Jonathan Carroll: The Wooden Sea- Nancy A. Collins: Tempter- Thomas H. Cook: Into the Web- Thomas H. Cook: Peril- Wes Craven: Fountain Society- Michael Crichton: Prey- David and Leigh Eddings: Regina’s Song- Sylvia Louise Engdahl, illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon: Enchantress from the Stars- Jeffrey Ford: The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque- Katherine V. Forrest: Daughters of a Coral Dawn- Gregory Frost: Fitcher’s Brides- Lisa Gardner: Alone- Lisa Gardner: The Killing Hour- Lisa Gardner: The Survivors’ Club- Martin Gardner: Science Good, Bad and Bogus- Dashiell Hammett, Vince Emery (editor): Lost Stories: 21 Long-Lost Stories from the Bestselling Creator of Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon, and The Thin Man- Laurell K. Hamilton: A Caress of Twilight- Greg Hurwitz: The Program- P.D. James: The Murder Room- Graham Joyce: The Tooth Fairy- Stephen King: Bag of Bones- Dean Koontz: From the Corner of His Eye- Jack London: Fantastic Tales- Ed McBain: Fat Ollie’s Book- Jack McDevitt: Deepsix- Nick Mamatas: Northern Gothic- George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle: Windhaven- Richard Matheson: Come Fygures, Come Shadowes- Richard Matheson: Noir: Three Novels of Suspense- Elizabeth Moon: Remnant Population- Elizabeth Moon: The Speed of Dark- Michael Moorcock: The Dreamthief’s Daughter- Larry Niven: The Integral Trees- Terry Pratchett: Thief of Time- Christopher Priest: The Extremes- Ian Rankin: Resurrection Men- Kim Stanley Robinson: The Years of Rice and Salt- Peter Robinson: The First Cut- Dan Simmons: Worlds Enough & Time: Five Tales of Speculative Fiction- Victor J. Stenger: Has Science Found God?- Sheri S. Tepper: The Companions- Sheri S. Tepper: Singer from the Sea- Donald E. Westlake: God Save the Mark- Connie Willis: Passage- F. Paul Wilson: The Haunted Air: A Repairman Jack Novel- F. Paul Wilson: Hosts: A Repairman Jack Novel- Jeanette Winterson: The World and Other Places. . . and many, many more!