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Kim Stanley Robinson’s
Has a Lot to Say About Life on Earth
It’s a science fiction tradition so reliable, you can all but set your watch by it: another year, another Kim Stanley Robinson novel that uses a...
A String of Murders, a Religious Cult, and Strange Fungi: Announcing
, by Amanda Bridgeman
Australian writer Amanda Bridgeman made a splash in the world of sci-fi self-publishing with the Aurora series, the third volume of which, Aurora: Meridan,...
An Unlucky 13 Ill-Fated Voyages in Science Fiction
To quote Douglas Adams, “Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.” Considering we already...
number 5 is alive
5 Ways to Give an Artificial Intelligence Real Personality
Artificial intelligence (AI), by definition, is somehow made, rather than innate. But how do you make an intelligence? It is a billion, trillion dollar...
New York 2140
Offers a Fascinating Tour of a Drowned Manhattan
In his 2015 novel Aurora, Kim Stanley Robinson brackets events taking place largely on a generation ship with two long sequences on or in the water: a...
mark as read
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books We Loved in March
Welcome to our monthly roundup chronicling the best books the B&N SF/F stable of bloggers has read over the previous month. Old or new, it doesn’t...
are you still watching?
6 SF/F Books That Would Make Binge-Worthy Netflix Series
There was much rejoicing last week when news broke that Netflix has targeted Richard K. Morgan’s gritty cyberpunk mystery Altered Carbon for its...
Kim Stanley Robinson’s Landmark Mars Trilogy Will Soon Terraform Your TV
We just finished rescuing Matt Damon from Mars and we’re already looking forward to our return trip: following a year of rumors, Spike TV has...
whither dot matrix?
3D Printing: Not So SF-nal Anymore
A lot of ink, digital and otherwise, is spilled each year as writers—pressured endlessly into coming up with think-pieces—point and laugh at the...
long strange trip
5 Generation Ship Novels That Take You on a Journey
Science fiction has always been good at finding ways to get from one point in space to another. Some methods are a bit more implausible than others:...
Visiting Tau Ceti with 4 Science Fiction Authors
In Kim Stanley Robinson’s new novel Aurora, a generation ship makes its way to the titular new world, a moon orbiting one of the planets in Tau...
kim stanley robinson
A.I., Poetry, and the Generational Divide: A Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson
For three decades now, Kim Stanley Robinson has been mapping the future of humanity through science fiction. His novels are as much densely-packed thought...
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