Sisterhood of Dune Synopsis

SandChigger | January 1, 2012

I’ll be updating the chapter-by-chapter synopsis for Sisterhood of Dune as I begin reading through the thing in earnest today. Comment here on this post or via the contact form, please! Tweet

Got any questions for Kevin?

SandChigger | December 30, 2011

Anyone got any questions you want me to be sure to try to ask KJA at either of the upcoming Dayton or Cincinnati book tour events? (I’ll be attending both.) Use the comments section below to let me know! Also include any ideas about how I should ask him to sign my copy of Sisterhood [...]

Which book first? (An all-play survey question)

SandChigger | May 11, 2011

So what do you think? Which book should be first, and why? A Dune Encyclopedia An Unauthorized Dune Concordance Choice of titles on this one: (a) The Dune: House Atreides Companion or (b) The SandChigger Companion to Dune: House Atreides Or do you have other suggestions? (And if you think I’m kidding about these… think [...]

Duniverse books you would like to read

SandChigger | January 14, 2011

If I could read, let’s say, any two or three books from the Duniverse I wanted, I think I would start off with The Last Jihad by Sumer and Kautman, followed by the Commentaries on the C.E.T. and maybe Maji Mahdi Muaddib wa-l-Jihad al-Firmaniyya (The Advent of Mahdi Muad’Dib and the Fremen Jihad). What about [...]

Even Harriet Klausner disappointed with SMELLHOLE?!

SandChigger | January 10, 2011

Along with the review by KJASF member Shannon Preto, I also found this delicious little morsel on the Barnes & Noble site: Posted January 7, 2011, 5:08 PM EST: From the frontier aptly titled planet Hellhole, exiled rebel General Tiber Adolphus remains adamant with his opposition to the avarice plots of the Crown Jewel worlds [...]

No real evidence for any “Dune 7″ outline

SandChigger | January 5, 2011

OK, it’s been, what, three years now since the publication of Sandworms of Dune? And they’ve yet to produce any credible evidence backing up the claim that Hunters and Sandworms were based on an outline found on floppies in two safety deposit boxes. I’ve added a new page in the Miscellaneous Topics section of the [...]

What’s wrong with this picture?

SandChigger | December 26, 2010

This is an image which I pinched from the Web quite a while back (evidently from and have been using as one of my desktop images ever since. (I have a folder of images that the system cycles through, choosing a new one every half hour or so. I love my Macs!) I quite [...]