Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

Forgotten? The Heinlein Juveniles: Space Cadet

Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein, juvenile sf #1.  Scribner’s 1948, hardcover and paperback. This is the second of the Heinlein juveniles, a long and successful series of a dozen science fiction novels published by Scribner’s. These were originally envisioned as a … Continue reading

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Forgotten? Heinlein: Rocket Ship Galileo

Rocket Ship Galileo by Robert A. Heinlein, juvenile sf #1.  Scribner’s 1947, hardcover and paperback. Another in my series of reading the Heinlein juvenile SF novels. Last time it was Citizen of the Galaxy, this time it’s the first of his juveniles, … Continue reading

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Forgotten? Heinlein: Citizen of the Galaxy

Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert Heinlein, Scribners 1957, hardcover and paperback. Originally serialized in Astounding Science Fiction (September, October, November, December 1957 – see cover to right) and then published in hardcover as part of Scribner’s series of Heinlein’s juveniles. Yet … Continue reading

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Forgotten? Heinlein: The Star Beast

The Star Beast by Robert Heinlein, Scribners 1954, hardcover and paperback. Originally serialized, somewhat abridged, in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (May, June, July 1954) as Star Lummox and then published in hardcover as part of Scribner’s series … Continue reading

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Forgotten? Heinlein: Starman Jones

Starman Jones by Robert Heinlein, Scribners 1953 hardcover and paperback. I’m reading my way through many of the Heinlein juvenile SF novels. Last time it was The Rolling Stones, this time, Starman Jones. No, it’s not forgotten, none of Heinlein’s juvenile SF novels … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: The Wall Around The World

The Wall Around the World by Theodore R. Cogswell, Pyramid Books, 1962 mass market paperback. Science Fiction and Fantasy short story collection, two introductions and 10 short stories (described in the cover blurb as two novelettes and 8 short stories) Not … Continue reading

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Forgotten (?) – old Heinlein: The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones by Robert Heinlein, (published in the U.K. under the title Space Family Stone in 1952. No, it’s not forgotten, none of Heinlein’s juvenile SF novels are, really, but I recommend them, some more, some less, so here we … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten – The Minerva Club by Victor Canning

[note: this is a slightly revised review from The Broken Bullhorn] The Minerva Club by Victor Canning, collection © 2009, stories selected and edited by John Higgins, Crippen & Landru, 2009 hardcover This mystery short story collection includes three sets of stories: of The Minerva … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: A Question of Proof by Nicholas Blake

A Question of Proof by Nicholas Blake, Rue Morgue Press 2008 trade paper mystery (not shown), original publication in 1935, This one is about as classic a British mystery as you could ask for. I’ve had it on the shelf for … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: Look to the Lady by Margery Allingham

Look to the Lady by Margery Allingham, first published in January 1931, in the United Kingdom by Jarrolds Publishing, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York, as The Gyrth Chalice Mystery. It is the third novel … Continue reading

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