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10 Things You Might Not Know About Frank Herbert’s
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
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
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...
tropic of kansas
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...
: 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...
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
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...
i celebrate his entire catalog
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This week, Brian Herbert released a collection of his late father Frank’s unpublished short stories.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
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
Invariably, when the topic of galactic empires comes up, someone will reference Star Wars—the muddy details of the Empire’s economy and structure,...
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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,...
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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