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B&N Book Haul Picks: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Standalones and Series-Starters

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B&N Book Haul Picks: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Standalones and Series-Starters

There are plenty of great long-running series in the science fiction and fantasy section, but it can be tough to walk in on the middle of a story. With...
Kim Stanley Robinson’s Red Moon Has a Lot to Say About Life on Earth

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Kim Stanley Robinson’s Red Moon 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...
5 Plausible Science Fiction Novels in the Spirit of First Man

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5 Plausible Science Fiction Novels in the Spirit of First Man

It’s been nearly 50 years since Neil Armstrong took those famous first steps on the surface of the moon, and the journey that brought him there forms the...
Tales of Two Drowned Cities: New York 2140 and Blackfish City

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Tales of Two Drowned Cities: New York 2140 and Blackfish City

In his science fantasy novel Blackfish City , Sam J. Miller posits that “all cities are science experiments.”  As experiments go, the climate...
Returning Favorites: The 2018 Hugo Award Nominees

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Returning Favorites: The 2018 Hugo Award Nominees

The nominations for the 2018 Hugo Awards are in, and you’ll excuse us if we’re feeling a slight sense of déjà vu. It’s not only the...

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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...
Mind Meld: Our Best of 2017 Authors Tell You What Books They Can’t Wait to Read This Year

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Mind Meld: Our Best of 2017 Authors Tell You What Books They Can’t Wait to Read This Year

This month, Mind Meld takes a bit of a departure from the usual format to look ahead to the next year of new sci-fi and fantasy books. We asked the authors...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2017 So Far

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2017 So Far

As six-month periods go, the first half of 2017 has certainly been, shall we say, interesting. But even as the real world works ever harder to convince us...
7 Sci-Fi Books That Place Big Bets on a Specific Year

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7 Sci-Fi Books That Place Big Bets on a Specific Year

Science fiction is all about speculation. Of course, plenty of sci-fi is set in the present-day or even the past, imagining things happening under the...
New York 2140 Offers a Fascinating Tour of a Drowned Manhattan

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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...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of March 2017

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of March 2017

For nearly 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...
Mind Meld: Alternate Histories We Love

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Mind Meld: Alternate Histories We Love

Alternate history can be a thrilling, but daunting, subgenre of science fiction, fantasy, and horror to dive into; there are seemingly endless possible...

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