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7 Recent Sci-Fi and Fantasy Epics For Everyone

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7 Recent Sci-Fi and Fantasy Epics For Everyone

Science fiction and fantasy writers outdo everyone else at the bookstore when it comes to doorstop-sized epic narratives. Whether the stories span several...
5 Intriguing Takes on Gender in Science Fiction

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5 Intriguing Takes on Gender in Science Fiction

Science fiction is a genre of ideas, and a lot of world-building in sci-fi starts with tweaking one small part of our universe and extrapolating from...
John Scalzi’s Lock In Is Sci-Fi at Its Most Human

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John Scalzi’s Lock In Is Sci-Fi at Its Most Human

John Scalzi made a name for himself writing science-fiction in one of its classic forms: warfare in space. His excellent Old Man’s War series is a...
Sci-Fi/Fantasy Throwback Thursday: True Neuromance

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Throwback Thursday: True Neuromance

With the new William Gibson book The Peripheral, the author’s first far-future story in two decades, arriving this month, it seems appropriate to take a...
Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie On How to Write the Sequel to an Award-Winning Debut

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Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie On How to Write the Sequel to an Award-Winning Debut

It would probably be faster to list all of the awards Ann Leckie didn’t win for her 2013 novel Ancillary Justice.  Her trilogy-launching debut...

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Ancillary Sword Is a Fantastic Follow-up to an Award-Winning Debut

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Ancillary Sword Is a Fantastic Follow-up to an Award-Winning Debut

Whether through kismet or design, Ann Leckie’s 2013 debut novel, Ancillary Justice, was exactly the right book, released at exactly the right time. It...
5 Forgotten Sci-Fi Novels That Deserve to Be Rediscovered

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5 Forgotten Sci-Fi Novels That Deserve to Be Rediscovered

Books fade away. The center cannot hold. Even books that were best sellers, that were made into movies, that dominated pop culture for decades, can...

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John Scalzi Explains the Secret to Writing Books Hollywood Will Love

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John Scalzi Explains the Secret to Writing Books Hollywood Will Love

Just a few months ago, I observed that it was a very good time to be John Scalzi: he was fresh off a 2013 Best Novel Hugo win for Redshirts, with a new...
The Author Who Struggled to Read: Kameron Hurley on What Makes a Writer

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The Author Who Struggled to Read: Kameron Hurley on What Makes a Writer

You wouldn’t peg Kameron Hurley as someone who came late to reading. She’s the author of four acclaimed novels, including new epic fantasy The...
7 Book-to-TV Adaptations that Owe Their Success to Game of Thrones

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7 Book-to-TV Adaptations that Owe Their Success to Game of Thrones

Four years on, I’m still shocked by the massive success of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Sure, I expected it to look pretty (it’s HBO after...

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Read The Strain and Prepare for Your New Summer TV Obsession

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Read The Strain and Prepare for Your New Summer TV Obsession

Game of Thrones is over for the year. True Blood is getting rather long in the, er, tooth. Under the Dome can’t hold a candle to the book. Your next...
Mutant and Proud: 6 Books for X-Men Fans

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Mutant and Proud: 6 Books for X-Men Fans

Here’s the story of a man named Charles, who was bringing up some very lovely mutants. And it’s the story of a guy named Magneto, who was busy...

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