Date: Fri Mar 03 2006 - 10:17:56 EST
The article by the Scottish science fiction writer, Ken MacLeod, originally appeared in _Nova Express_, Vol. 6, #1, Spring/Summer, 2001. Is the concept of a falling rate of profit a subject for science fiction? In solidarity, Jerry ---------------------------------------------------- Giant Lizards from Another Star by Ken MacLeod Now Available! updated 19 February 2006 Edited by Sheila Perry Cover by Donato Giancola. Cover design by Alice N. S. Lewis Hardcover state ISBN 1-886778-62-0, $25.00, 1000 numbered copies Slipcased state ISBN 1-886778-63-9, $40.00, 200 numbered and signed copies (10 reserved for presentation purposes). 8.5"x5.5", 352 pp., February 2006 Table of Contents <snip, JL> About Science Fiction <snip, JL> The Falling Rate of Profit, Red Hordes and Green Slime <snip, JL> Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod is one of the leading exponents of the current Scottish school of hard science fiction writers. His writing has been called "sly cultural commentary", "subversive and observant" and "an uncommon degree of political awareness", often with bright ideas and biting wit in the strong Scottish characters reflecting his home country. He writes with a loving respect for the SF greats. His new novel is titled Learning the World. Donato Giancola Donato Giancola is noted for his illustrations of science fiction and fantasy, as well as other fields of art. His SF/fantasy clients include the SciFi Channel, Lucas Arts, DC Comics, and Wizards of the Coast. He has recently exhibited in "This is a Science Fiction Show" (Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, 2005) and "From Imagination to Reality: The Art of Science Fiction" (The New York Academy of the Sciences, New York, 2004-2005). His numerous awards include NESFA's Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist (1998).
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