In Space, No One Can Hear You Have a Mid-Faith Crisis

Few science fiction novels have wrestled with questions about faith, the existence of God, and the problem of evil as vigorously as Mary Doria Russell's two-volume science fiction epic The Sparrow and Children of God.If you're not familiar with these popular novels, here's the basic idea: In the history of the world, what group of people has most frequently sought out, made contact with, and built cultural bridges with foreign cultures? Answer: The Jesuits! So, Mary Doria Russell asks, … [Read more...]

"The Sparrow" … starring Brad Pitt?

This is looking more and more likely. … [Read more...]

Who Will Star in Mary Doria Russell’s "The Sparrow"?

Thanks to Beth Rambo for alerting me to the latest on the film adaptation of The Sparrow, one of my favorite sci-fi novels. … [Read more...]

Mary Doria Russell visits Seattle.

When I finally shift gears and start publishing the novels I've been working on for the past decade, I can only hope to strike the kind of balance that author Mary Doria Russell achieves in hers. Have you discovered her yet? … [Read more...]