When Norman Mailer began his novel, Barbary Shore, there was no plan to have a Russian spy as a character. As he worked on it, he introduced a Russian spy into the story as a minor character. As the work progressed, the spy became the dominant character in the novel. Upon the release of the book, […]

Fictional Book “Beyond the Spectrum” In Robertson’s 1914 novel Beyond the Spectrum, he detailed a future war between the United States and Japan. In his fictional account, the war commences with a December surprise military strike against Hawaii and later involves the use of immensely powerful “Ultraviolet” superweapons that inexplicably set ships aflame, blinded sailors, and crisped their skin […]

H.G. Wells was born in England, 1866, a time before light bulbs were invented, before airplanes, and when horses were used primarily for travel. Even dynamite had not been invented yet. What makes this even more strange is that one of his books was called, “The Time Machine”, a novel in which a man traveles through time […]

Recap – Philip K Dick is the writer of: Blade Runner Minority Report Total Recall The Man In The High Castle A Scanner Darkly Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep After his dental surgery for an impacted wisdom tooth, the author received a delivery of pain medication. The delivery girl wore a Jesus fish around […]

A fictional book called “THE TITAN” published in 1898 provided detailed information 14 years in advance about a real ship named “THE TITANIC” that sank in 1912. The poet, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, best known for the phrase, “Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone”, read the book and reached out […]

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