Author Archives: Valentin Ivanov
The Fifth Law of Robotics” () Nikola Kesarovski () in the story collection The Fifth Law, Sofia, Otechestvo Publishing House, 1983 (1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to … Continue reading
A Whiff of Cold Air: The Longing for the Lost Dream of Space in Soviet and American Science Fiction.
(The Moon Dream), by Alexandr Lazarevich, 1989 Requiem, by Robert A. Heinlein, in Adventures in Time and Space, eds. Raymond J. Healy and J. Francis McComas, Random House, 1946 The Moon Dream and Requiem are two stories written by a … Continue reading
New Scientist is a for-profit popular science magazine, published since 1956, based in the UK. I find it easier to describe this magazine in negatives: it isn’t a peer-reviewed scientific journal, and it doesn’t specialize in one particular scientific field. … Continue reading
Bulgarian Science Fiction and Fantasy: Boutique Publishing in SFF Fan Clubs. Review of the commemorative book “With the Name of Ivan Efremov”
1. Boutique Publishing A unique language spoken in a single small country is a blessing and a curse, because it is a core element of the national identity, but it also puts writers and fans in isolation and in a … Continue reading