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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
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...
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 throwback thursday
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
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...
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
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...
page to screen
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...
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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
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...
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
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...