“Because Lydia didn’t have arms or legs, she shelled out three thousand bucks to a washed-up middleweight named Cap to give her ex-husband the beating of his life.”
Stanley G Weinbaum was a brilliant flame who flashed brightly across the night sky of golden age science fiction.
It’s always a good year when a Neal Stephenson novel appears.
Boxing is a real man’s sport. Nothing can match the shear force of will between two matched pugilists, going toe to toe in a ring surrounded by cheering fans.
ROUGHNECK By Jim Thompson (1954, Lion) One of my weekly enjoyments is book shopping through the local thrift stores. Every now and then, I will find something good. I haven’t found much to sell…
38 stories were selected for this anthology to promote literacy (Why not 33 and a 1/3? But I digress….). The only stipulation was that each story, from some of the best new crime writers, had to be based around a classic song title.
KEW’s take on Conan is significantly different than Howard’s. In Road of Kings, Conan finds himself mixed up in a “game of thrones” situation.