Philip Jose Farmer, prolific science fiction writer, loved Big Ideas. How about the idea of having all of humanity resurrected on a giant planet: Shakespeare meets Hitler, Madonna meets Caligula. That’s the concept for the “Riverworld” novels. Or how about “pocket universes”–the basis of the “World of Tiers” series. Or how about Sherlock Holmes meets Tarzan (Adventure of the Peerless Peer)? I could go on and on. Philip Jose Farmer used a big canvas for his notions. The Other in the Mirror collects three of Farmer’s unique fictions. Fire and the Night is a mainstream novel that deals with racial relationships. Jesus on Mars explores religious themes but in ways you’ve never imagined. Night of Light is a psychedelic SF novel inspired by Jim Hendrix’s “Purple Haze.” Trust me: you’ll find these novels unique. Subterranean Press should be commended on returning these wild books back to print.