Star Trek FAQ: Book Review
Television/Film / October 12, 2016

Star Trek FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the First Voyages of the Starship Enterprise is an informational guide to the development, production, and legacy of Star Trek that is written by Mark Clark.  Clark’s love of Star Trek is evident, but also is tempered by an even-handed writing style that encourages both super fans and casual fans to enjoy his work. Almost anything that there is to learn about Star Trek‘s original voyages is covered in Star Trek FAQ. From Gene Roddenberry’s life story and struggle to produce the series, to the careers of the show’s stars, and the tales of the show’s production and afterlife, Clark seems to have thought of everything.  Readers who are interested in learning more about the moral and philosphical implications of Star Trek episodes will be equally as interested as those who want to hear the juicy details of feuds between William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.  Well, really feuds between Shatner and pretty much everyone in the cast are chronicled here.  Regardless, the real strength of Star Trek FAQ is that it balances more hardcore “Trekker” concerns (I can use the term because I am one) with lighter material that should interest even causal viewers of the series. Clark complies a fascinating array of facts and takes care…