TED CHIANG Exhalation

Reviewed by Chris Maher Review at Newtown Review of Books These new stories from award-winning author Ted Chiang challenge what we think about artificial intelligence, free will and other big questions. Ted Chiang made quite an impact in 2002 with his debut...

Mutawintji – giving back the promised land

By Chris Maher [This story first appeared in Geo Magazine] According to Dreamtime legend, Mutawintji is the promised land, delivered to the survivors of a god’s dreadful wrath. The Malyankapa tribe made the serious error of taking advice from a mischievous frog –...

The Time Tube

By Chris Maher. Illustrated by James Hart The Time Tube is the first book in a futuristic speculative fiction adventure for middle school children for upper primary and lower high school readers. The series is Hi-Lo Fiction, using simple language but concepts of...

Jimmy and the Bluebottles

By Chris Maher. Illustrated by James Hart Part of the Highlights series: original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level, supported by full-colour manga-style illustrations. The story looks at family relationships, courage and...

Macca Dacca

By Chris Maher Part of the Highlights series: original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level, supported by full-colour manga-style illustrations. Buy from Blake