Andrea M. Pawley

Andrea M. Pawley

Andrea M. Pawley loves the smell of Washington D.C., even in the summer. By day, she wrassles bureaucracy. By night, she writes speculative fiction. Her favorite building material is Aquia Creek sandstone. Her occasional dubious / enraged / farcical “insights” can be found at www.andreapawley.com.


15 entries by Andrea M. Pawley

Book Review

Sea of Tranquility: A Novel

By Emily St. John Mandel

Sea of Tranquility: A Novel

Time’s fungibility is used to dramatic effect in this mesmerizing tale.

Book Review

The All-Consuming World

By Cassandra Khaw

The All-Consuming World

Murderous clones are for hire in this vicious — and viscous — biopunk novel.

Feature

An Interview with Tim Harford

The bestselling author/economist discusses reality filters, Viagra, and statistician Florence Nightingale.

Book Review

Finder

By Suzanne Palmer

Finder

Intergalactic hijinks abound in this intelligent, fun debut.

Book Review

Shooting Lincoln

By Nicholas J.C. Pistor

Shooting Lincoln

The Civil War roots of modern photography and the mass appeal of images.

Book Review

Planetside

By Michael Mammay

Planetside

The fate of the galaxy shouldn't depend on one old soldier — unless he's perfect for the job.

Book Review

Shooting Lincoln: Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, and the Race to Photograph the Story of the Century

The Civil War roots of modern photography and the mass appeal of images.

Book Review

The Monstrous

Edited by Ellen Datlow

The Monstrous

This collection is not for the young or faint of heart — and ornithophobes should skip it, too.

Book Review

Slow Bullets: A Novel

By Alastair Reynolds

Slow Bullets: A Novel

Strong action and images can’t overcome the weaknesses in this ambitious work.

Book Review

Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales

Edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant

Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales

Ghosts, ghouls, and teenagers share center stage in this creepy-fun story collection.

Book Review

Robot Uprisings

Edited by Daniel H. Wilson and John Joseph Adams

Robot Uprisings

A new collection of short stories reminds us to be nice to our machines – they are in control more than we think.

Book Review

The Age of Ice: A Novel

J.M. Sidorova

The Age of Ice: A Novel

A man strives to understand why strong emotions turn his touch to ice, moving through more than 200 years of Russian history for the answer.

Book Review

The Shining Girls

Lauren Beukes

The Shining Girls

A woman pursues the serial killer who tried to end her life — a killer who can also travel through time.

Book Review

The Fall of the Stone City

The heart of magical realism beats in this novel suffused with a city’s collective emotions in response to events of World War II.

Book Review

Great North Road

Peter F. Hamilton

Great North Road

This new thriller with the suspense of a serial-killer investigation is set in a futuristic, intergalactic world.