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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: A Warning from Deep Space, a Holy Assassin, and Ancient Myths Reimagined

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: A Warning from Deep Space, a Holy Assassin, and Ancient Myths Reimagined

To Be Taught, If Fortunate, by Becky Chambers Becky Chambers takes a break from her Best Series Hugo-winning Wayfarer series for a powerful standalone...
The Best Ragtag Crews in Space Opera

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The Best Ragtag Crews in Space Opera

Space opera is having a good year. The genre has never been a more popular—or better represented—and it’s easy to see why: on the one hand...
Our Queer Future: 10 Diverse Space Operas

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Our Queer Future: 10 Diverse Space Operas

As a genre, science fiction succeeds, in part, because it can be so many things to so many different people. For the liberal-minded, sci-fi, and space...
The Next Frontier of Space Opera: Announcing the New Anthology Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers

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The Next Frontier of Space Opera: Announcing the New Anthology Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers

The 2017 anthology Infinite Stars, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt, provides an interesting twist on the format—it collects stories from some of the...
8 Frelling Great Books for Fans of Farscape

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8 Frelling Great Books for Fans of Farscape

It’s been 20 cycles since John Crichton fell through a wormhole and into an escape attempt by the sentient spaceship Moya, her complement of...
The Strange and Familiar Nominees for the 2019 Hugo Awards

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The Strange and Familiar Nominees for the 2019 Hugo Awards

The nominees for the 2019 Hugo Awards were announced this morning via streaming webcast straight from Dublin, Ireland, home of the 77th annual World...
Of Love and Robots: 12 Stories of Truly Science Fictional Romance

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Of Love and Robots: 12 Stories of Truly Science Fictional Romance

The argument against Valentine’s Day is that it is an invented holiday designed to sell greeting cards, chocolate, and flowers. But who’s to...
Reverse Engineering the Future: Becky Chambers on Record of a Spaceborn Few

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Reverse Engineering the Future: Becky Chambers on Record of a Spaceborn Few

Record of a Spaceborn Few is the third in Becky Chambers’ cheerful and affecting Wayfarers series. The Arthur C. Clarke shortlisted first novel, The...
This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Thrawn Meets Vader, a Generation Ship’s Waning Days, and Queer Teens Versus Alien Invaders

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Thrawn Meets Vader, a Generation Ship’s Waning Days, and Queer Teens Versus Alien Invaders

Record of a Spaceborn Few, by Becky Chambers  Chambers’ standalone followup to A Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet and A Closed and Common Orbit is set...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of July 2018

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of July 2018

For two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on Tor.com and the B&N...
5 Ways to Give an Artificial Intelligence Real Personality

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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...
6 Space Operas That Explore the Comedic Side of the Cosmos

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6 Space Operas That Explore the Comedic Side of the Cosmos

The term “space opera” conjures grand vistas, massive spaceships, multi-threaded plots of romance and intrigue, dashing protagonists, and...

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