The MT Void

Evelyn C. Leeper
Mark R. Leeper

1978-

Newsletter

Mt. Holz Science Fiction Society

Mark and Evelyn Leeper: leepers@optonline.net

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Issue Date Content
Vol. 36, No. 2 07/14/2017 • James Bond (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Notes From My Recent Trip to San Juan (Mostly the NASFIC) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• TOO LIGHT THE LIGHTNING by Ada Palmer (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• DEATH'S END by Cixin Liu (audio book review by Joe Karpierz)
• Sikhs (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• Scholastic Aptitude Test (letter of comment by Gerald Ryan)
• This Week's Reading ("There Was a Crooked Man, He Flipped a Crooked House" and LIMITLESS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 3 07/21/2017 • Corrections
• National Parks Senior (public service announcement by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• The Newark Steam Man (comments by Tom Russell)
• Notes From My Recent Trip to San Juan (Mostly the Food) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Tights (letters of comment by Paul Dormer and Kevin R)
• TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING / SEVEN SURRENDERS (letters of comment by David Goldfarb, Gary McGath, and Paul Dormer)
• Scholastic Aptitude Test (letters of comment by Philip Chee, Kevin R, and Scott Dorsey)
• This Week's Reading (EVOLUTION and WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 4 07/28/2017 • Up To (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• GALAXY and AMAZING Magazines Available Free On-Line
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies for August (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• VALERIAN: CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (film review by Dale L. Skran)
• A CLOSED AND COMMON ORBIT by Becky Chambers (audio book review by Joe Karpierz)
• THE GOD WAVE by Patrick Hemstreet (book review by Dale L. Skran)
• DUNKIRK (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Scholastic Aptitude Test (letters of comment by Dale L. Skran and Jim Susky)
• Jumpers and Pinafores (letter of comment by xx)
• This Week's Reading (THE GREAT GOD PAN, VACATION GUIDE TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM, and THE NOVEL OF THE CENTURY) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 5 08/04/2017 • NorthAmeriCon '17 (NASFIC 2017) Convention Report (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Today's "West Wing" (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• The Shape of Places to Come (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Greece and RHINOCEROS (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• Henry Ward Beecher (letter of comment by Sam Long)
• This Week's Reading (THE ASSIMILATED CUBAN'S GUIDE TO QUANTUM SANTERIA and THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 6 08/11/2017 • What to Look for in the Eclipse
• Bottled Water (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• A Cyber-Crime Too Big to Fail? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• STAR-BEGOTTEN: A LIFE LIVED IN SCIENCE FICTION by James Gunn (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• 1944 (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• 6 DAYS (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• "West Wing" (letter of comment by Philip Chee)
• This Week's Reading (SYLVIE AND BRUNO, COUNTER-CLOCK WORLD, CRYPTOZOIC!, TIME'S ARROW, and "What Has Passed Shall in Kinder Light Appear") (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 7 08/18/2017 • Hugo Award Winners 2017
• Insurance Catch-17 (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• What is Happening to the Mainstream Film Industry? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Hugo Awards Rules Changes (Again!)
• HIDDEN FIGURES and Hugo Eligibility (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Relativity (comments by Gregory Frederick)
• AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL (film review by Art Stadlin)
• THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE by James Bryce (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• This Week's Reading (THE MARTIAN) (book and film comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 8 08/25/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies for September (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• The Universal Monster Universe (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• THE MARTIAN (letters of comment by Kevin R and Keith F. Lynch)
• Time Reversal Stories (letters of comment by Keith F. Lynch and R. Looney)
• The Shape of Places to Come (letters of comment by Keith F. Lynch and Peter Trei)
• This Week's Reading (SAPIENS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANKIND) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 9 09/01/2017 • Greece Trip Report and Philcon Convention Reports (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Grocery of the Living Dead (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Of Kangaroos and Thinking Cars (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ANTI-MATTER (a.k.a. WORMS) (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE (The Interdependency #1) by John Scalzi (audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• NEVER LET GO (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• 1977, TAFF, Worldcon, Television Shows, HAROLD AND LILLIAN, and THE MARTIAN (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 10 09/08/2017 • Slow Adopter (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Highest Recommendations for Ten Years (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• INFINITY WARS (The Infinity Project) edited by Jonathan Strahan (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (HOLLYWOOD ENLISTS!
Vol. 36, No. 11 09/15/2017 • Going the Distance (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Love for the 20,000 (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• COLD MOON (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE DISAPPEARING SPOON by Sam Kean (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• This Week's Reading (THE SHEPHERD'S LIFE) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 12 09/22/2017 • Wilmington and Brandywine River Art Museums Report (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Cassini, RIP (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Keep Away, Boys (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Fooling with Infinity (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ARTEMIS by Andy Weir (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (PARTNERS IN COMMAND) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 13 09/29/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• NASA Flight Directors (comment by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Alternate Universes (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in October (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE 13TH FRIDAY (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Mathematics and Taxes (letter of comment by Peter Rubinstein)
• ARTEMIS (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• Infinity (letters of comment by Keith F. Lynch, Radovan Garabik, and Tim Merrigan)
• This Week's Reading (QUEEN VICTORIA'S BOOK OF SPELLS and MY FRIEND MR CAMPION) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 14 10/06/2017 • Kazuo Ishiguro Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature
• I Was Amazed (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Comments on THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Seven Movies Everyone Should See (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• REALIVE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE MEDUSA CHRONICLES by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds (an audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• Alternate Worlds (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• This Week's Reading (GREEK FIRE, POISON ARROWS & SCORPION BOMBS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 15 10/13/2017 • Personal Realities (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• STARLINGS by Jo Walton (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• REALIVE (letter of comment by Fred Lerner)
• MEDUSA (letter of comment by Gregory Benford)
• This Week's Reading (SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SHADWELL SHADOWS and HIEROGLYPH: STORIES AND VISIONS FOR A BETTER FUTURE) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 16 10/20/2017 • Correction
• Leadership (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• A 221B Drabble (by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• TRANSFORMATION: A NOVEL (THE TRANSCENDENTAL MACHINE) by James Gunn (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• Cryonics (letter of comment by Gregory Benford)
• Alternate Realities, STARLINGS, and SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SHADWELL SHADOWS (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• Ulysses S. Grant (letter of comment by Jim Susky)
• This Week's Reading (READINGS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 17 10/27/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in November (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• TOMORROW'S KIN by Nancy Kress (an audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• 221B Drabbles (letter of comment by Robert L. Mitchell)
• World Leadership Correspondence School, 221B Drabble, TRANSFORMATION, CHILLER (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (STAR BEAST and THE POLITICALLY INCORRECT GUIDE TO THE CIVIL WAR) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 18 11/03/2017 • Chain Mail (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Motive (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• BLADE RUNNER 2049 (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE GHOST IN THE MACHINE (film review by Dale Skran)
• Benoit B. Mandelbrot (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• This Week's Reading (MOBY DICK annotations) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 19 11/10/2017 • Correction (THE GHOST IN THE SHELL)
• Philcon Convention Reports
• End of Year 2017 Space Development Preview (comments by Dale Skran)
• Bell Labs (HO) Science Fiction Club News (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• DAGUERREOTYPE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• LET IT FALL: 1982-1992 (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Motives and BLADE RUNNER 2049 (letter of comment by Andre Kuzniarek)
• 1987, BLADE RUNNER 2049, THE GHOST IN THE SHELL, and Guns (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• Ethnicity in Anime (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• This Week's Reading (MICRO) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 20 11/17/2017 • Trip Report for Our Road Trip to the Southwest
• The New WONDER WOMAN (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THOR: RAGNAROK (film review by Dale Skran)
• UNDENIABLE (EVOLUTION AND THE SCIENCE OF CREATION) by Bill Nye (book review by Greg Frederick)
• This Week's Reading (THE FOREVER WAR, book sales) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 21 11/24/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (book review by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• "How Great Science Fiction Works" by Gary K. Wolfe (audio course review by Joe Karpierz)
• JANE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Just Eleven Light Years Away (comments by Gregory Frederick)
• Convention Reports (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• THOR: RAGNAROK (letter of comment by Andre Kuzniarek)
• WONDER WOMAN (letter of comment by Peter Trei)
• This Week's Reading (BEOWULF ON THE BEACH, THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 22 12/01/2017 • Correction (letter of comment by George Phillies)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• The Unanswered Question (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• BREATHE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• GIFTED (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME and "How Great Science Fiction Works" (letter of comment by Fred Lerner)
• Hertz Van Rental (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• This Week's Reading (UNQUIET SPIRITS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 23 12/08/2017 • Illustration (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Kirk-Spock (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ME-163 (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE SHAPE OF WATER (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE POST (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA and "All You Zombies" (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• Sine Wave Length (letters of comment by Dan Ritter, Neil Ostrove, and Gregory Benford)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME and "Reader's Digest Condensed Books" (letters of comment by Philip Chee and Paul Dormer)
• This Week's Reading (BURNING PARADISE and FROM HOLMES TO SHERLOCK) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 24 12/15/2017 • Free Science Fiction Anthology About the Future of Space Exploration (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Philcon 2014 Convention Report
• Mad Men (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• King Kong vs. Godzilla and Why Do We Love Our Childhood Monsters (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• 19th Animation Show of Shows (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE STONE SKY by N. K. Jemisin (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• ME-163 and Hannah Reitsch (letter of comment by Peter Trei)
• Sine Wave Length (letter of comment by Andre Kuzniarek)
• THE SHAPE OF WATER and THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA/"All You Zombies" (letter of comment by Sam Long)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME (letter of comment by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (TESTAMENT OF YOUTH) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)

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