Short Book Reviews: Samuel R. Delany’s The Ballad of Beta-2 (1965), Barry N. Malzberg’s The Last Transaction (1977), and Philip McCutchan’s A Time for Survival (1966)

My “to review” pile is growing and my memory of them is fading… hence short—far less analytical—reviews. 1. The Ballad of Beta-2, Samuel R. Delany (1965) (Vincent Di Fate’s cover for the 1982 edition) 3.25/5 (Vaguely Good) As I’ve been on a generation ship kick as of late, I was excited to pull out my copy … Continue reading Short Book Reviews: Samuel R. Delany’s The Ballad of Beta-2 (1965), Barry N. Malzberg’s The Last Transaction (1977), and Philip McCutchan’s A Time for Survival (1966)