io9 Talks to John Varley About Climate Disaster and Space Opera

Science fiction author John Varley has been seducing readers and boggling their minds since the 1970s, when he began publishing his Gaean Trilogy (Titan, Wizard, and Demon), as well as other novels like The Ophiuchi Hotline, set in his posthuman 8 Worlds universe. His most recent novel, Rolling Thunder, came out last… » 3/10/08 9:30am 3/10/08 9:30am

An MP3 Star from Mars vs. Giant Aliens from Europa in John Varley's…

Earth has suffered a massive climate disaster that submerges most of Florida, rips the United States into several mini-nations, and sends a band of freethinking scientists and entrepreneurs to found a colony (and a really great restaurant) on Mars. Many years later, two of these early colonists have a grandchild… » 3/03/08 3:42pm 3/03/08 3:42pm