Paul Levinson, PhD, is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC.  His nonfiction books, including The Soft Edge (1997), Digital McLuhan (1999), Realspace (2003), Cellphone (2004), and New New Media (2009; 2nd edition, 2012),  have been translated into ten languages.  His science fiction novels include The Silk Code (winner of Locus Award for Best First Science Fiction Novel of 1999, author's cut ebook 2012), Borrowed Tides (2001), The Consciousness Plague (2002, 2013), The Pixel Eye (2003), The Plot To Save Socrates (2006, 2012), Unburning Alexandria (2013), and Chronica (2014) - the last three of which are historical as well as science fiction, and are known as the Sierra Waters trilogy.  He appears on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News,  the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, the History Channel, NPR, and numerous TV and radio programs.  His 1972 LP, Twice Upon a Rhyme, was re-issued in 2010.  He reviews  television in his InfiniteRegress.tv blog, and was listed in The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Top 10 Academic Twitterers" in 2009.
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Not exactly free, but all the science fiction and fantasy ebooks on this page are 99 cents each for the next few days https://t.co/F6ZH94HXpK  And in case you missed it, my frank interview about the...
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Stories by Paul Levinson
The Chronology Protection Case by PaulLev
The Chronology Protection Case Science Fiction
"The Chronology Protection Case" - inspired by Stephen Hawking's "chronology protection conjecture" - was first published in Analog Magazine in September 1995. The novelette was a finalist for t...
The Plot to Save Socrates begins by PaulLev
The Plot to Save Socrates begins Science Fiction
In the year 2042, Sierra Waters, a young graduate student in Classics, is shown a new dialog of Socrates, recently discovered, in which a time traveler tries to argue that Socrates might escape death by travel to t...
The Silk Code - the very beginning by PaulLev
The Silk Code - the very beginning Science Fiction
this is the very beginning of The Silk Code, winner of the Locus Award for Best First Science Fiction Novel of 1999 ... more from The Silk Code (free) at http://paullevinson.blogspot.com/2012/11/free-thursday-taste...