Planetary Society Hosts KSR Book Signing

If you’re going to be near Pasadena, Calif. next weekend, you might want to stop by the headquarters of The Planetary Society. On Saturday, April 21, science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson will be there to sign copies of his latest book, Sixty Days and Counting. This book is the conclusion to his trilogy about […]

Cool Event News Site for UK Fans

I found this website that I thought would be of interest to all my readers in the U.K. The UK SF Book News Network covers “science fiction, fantasy and horror book and comic news from UK authors, creators, publishers and retailers.” Although there is a lot on non-travel news on the site, it does include […]

Two Genre Film Events and a Book Signing

What: SITGES — the International Film Festival of CataloniaWhere: Catalonia, SpainWhen: Friday, Oct. 6, through Sunday, Oct. 15., 2006Description:This film festival for horror and fantasy film fans is celebrating it 39th year with more than 200 films, 24 of which will be competing for festival prizes and honors.For more information: www.cinemasitges.com/uk What: Book SigningWhere: Dark […]

Library of the Future Now Open in Minneapolis

On May 20, 2006, the Minneapolis Public Library’s new Central Library opened its doors. Now, normally a library opening wouldn’t seem like something a genre traveler would be interested in. But this library is different. Not only is its look futuristic, a look designed by Cesar Pelli of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, but how it […]

Books on Space Tourism

When I read in Popular Science that Eric Anderson, the CEO of Space Adventures, the first “cosmic travel agency,” I was intrigued. So I went over to Amazon.com and did a search. Would you believe that there are several books on space tourism? And they aren’t fiction! Amazon even sells articles on the topic. Well, […]