nthposition online magazine

A short break...

nthposition is taking a few months off to deal with caring duties and a few of life's other little challenges. We are hoping to be back in September 2015. Apologies to the lovely people who have supported us for the last decade, and hope to see you soon.

To Be or... to Be

by Christopher Thornton

[ places - august 14 ]

A letter from Sarajevo

Pseudoscience fiction in Louis Armandís Cairo

review by Jim Chaffee

[ bookreviews ]

"The novel itself is a new genre, a sort of horror that I believe might be called pseudoscience fiction, this one rooted in alien technology and ancient astronaut beliefs linked to ancient Egypt."

Not nice people

by Joe Palmer

[ opinion - august 14 ]

"Weíre all a little bit nuts in our self-absorption and greed, enjoying other peopleís misery..."

Message to you

by Alan McCormick

[ fiction - august 14 ]

A short story about communication

A life made of moments

review by Douglas Messerli

[ filmreviews ]

Richard Linklaterís Boyhood, in many respects, is unlike any previous film.

Recommended reading

Baptizing dead people for fun and profit: organized religion's most imaginative scam

by Tom Bradley

[ strangeness - june 02 ]

The Mormons have an interesting take on celestial vote-rigging.

Lowest Court Law: Cases And Commentaries

by Ronald J Stone

[ fiction - june 10 ]

"In this book, Stone has done for Lowest Court Law and Jurisprudence what Moby Dick previously did for porpoises. Many kudos to you, Judge Stone."

My temporary son

by Timeri N Murari

[ people - february 05 ]

An orphan's tale.

Rip off the ears: searching for Demosthenesí secret in Mexico

by John-Ivan Palmer

[ places - january 08 ]

"It's difficult to find privacy in Mexico, least of all if you're traveling with a low-budget female impersonator show."

Random reading

Victrola favourites

review by Ian Simmons

[ cdreviews ]

Misogyny, yodelling and songs about pigs - unmissable