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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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15 Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels That Began as Short Stories

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15 Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels That Began as Short Stories

Short stories have always occupied a singular status in the literary world, and are often considered at a remove from novels in terms of conception,...
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...
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...
How One Mashup Artist Got Legal Permission to Pair Calvin & Hobbes with Dune

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How One Mashup Artist Got Legal Permission to Pair Calvin & Hobbes with Dune

Bill Watterson, creator of the beloved comic strip Calvin & Hobbes, is notoriously private. Since he retired in 1995, he has given so few interviews...
6 of the Most Fascinating Galactic Empires Outside of Star Wars

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6 of the Most Fascinating Galactic Empires Outside of Star Wars

Invariably, when the topic of galactic empires comes up, someone will reference Star Wars—the muddy details of the Empire’s economy and structure,...
Dune at 50: Good Night, Don’t Let the Sandworms Bite

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Dune at 50: Good Night, Don’t Let the Sandworms Bite

Dune has never been good at endings.. According to one interview, Frank Herbert originally planned it as a single massive book. Publishers like sequels,...
Dune at 50: Don’t Fear the Sequels

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Dune at 50: Don’t Fear the Sequels

A lot of newly-minted Dune fans walk out of the first book with one thing on their mind: more, please. Sometimes, though, there’s a little asterisk...

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