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10 Things You Might Not Know About Frank Herbert’s Dune

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Frank Herbert’s Dune

Dune may be one of the best-known, most-read science fiction novels of all time, but it was hardly an overnight success. Publishers rejected it, critics...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of October 2019

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of October 2019

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...
This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Zombies in China, a Visit to Hell’s Library, and the Year’s Best Short Stories

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Zombies in China, a Visit to Hell’s Library, and the Year’s Best Short Stories

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019, Edited by John Joseph Adams and Carmen Maria Machado A compendium of the best SFF short stories...
7 Unlikely Science Fictional Uprisings

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7 Unlikely Science Fictional Uprisings

In his 2017 novel Tropic of Kansas, author Christopher Brown paints a disturbing portrait of a near-future America shaped by the worst aspects of our...
Dune: A Newbie’s Guide

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Dune: A Newbie’s Guide

Dune. It’s that book about spice or whatever, right? Yes, random person I met on the sidewalk. It’s that book about spice. Also it’s...

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Exploring the Digital Afterlife, Hogwarts Noir, and a Return to the Gemworld

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Exploring the Digital Afterlife, Hogwarts Noir, and a Return to the Gemworld

Spine of the Dragon, by Kevin J. Anderson This new epic fantasy series-starter from bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson begins with the introduction of a...
Empire of Silence Signals the Arrival of an Epic Science Fiction Talent

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Empire of Silence Signals the Arrival of an Epic Science Fiction Talent

A hero to some, a monster to many more, Christopher Ruocchio’s chunky, ambitious debut Empire of Silence introduces Hadrian Marlowe, a reviled leader...
The PBS Great American Read List Proves the Geeks Have Inherited the Earth

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The PBS Great American Read List Proves the Geeks Have Inherited the Earth

Once popularized, cultural stereotypes take a long time to fade, so you might be forgiven if the words “geek” and “nerd” still...
I Wish I Could Give This Post an Epigraph Half as Good as Those Found in The Stars Are Legion

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I Wish I Could Give This Post an Epigraph Half as Good as Those Found in The Stars Are Legion

Kameron Hurley’s The Stars Are Legion has received no shortage of accolades, here and elsewhere. I totally agree. Believe the hype; this is a...
Rough Guides to Getting Around Single-Climate Planets

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Rough Guides to Getting Around Single-Climate Planets

It’s a big universe out there, and based on what we’ve experienced on Earth, the planets that await discovery are complex, varied places places,...
5 Overlooked Masterpieces by Frank Herbert

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5 Overlooked Masterpieces by Frank Herbert

This week, Brian Herbert released a collection of his late father Frank’s unpublished short stories. It’s an odd, genre-spanning assemblage...
Proof That Sci-Fi Loves Coffee and Tea

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Proof That Sci-Fi Loves Coffee and Tea

You can find a lot of unfamiliar things in the wide world of science fiction—strange landscapes, alien species, even completely twisted laws of physics....

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