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18 Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels That Get Serious About Economics

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18 Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels That Get Serious About Economics

Speculative fiction often employs a deliberate vagueness when it comes to the economics of fictional universes. In fantasy novels, gold coins may serve as...
Illustration from "Sturdy Lanterns and Ladders"; art by Chiara Zarmati

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Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short Fiction Roundup: June 2019

This month, we read stories of strange roommates, an AI and an octopus, the horrors of haunted cities and haunted houses. We read of simulated realities, a...
8 Science Fiction Novels That Explore the “Human Dilemma”

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8 Science Fiction Novels That Explore the “Human Dilemma”

Science fiction has home court advantage when it comes to robots, artificial intelligence, interstellar voyages, and distant futures. Sometimes that makes...
5 Recent Novels That Blend Sci-Fi and Horror

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5 Recent Novels That Blend Sci-Fi and Horror

Horror and science fiction often go hand in hand. Fear of the unknown, encounters with the alien, life in a world that can be tipped upside down in a...
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...
State Tectonics Is an Earthshaking Exploration of a Plausible Political Future

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State Tectonics Is an Earthshaking Exploration of a Plausible Political Future

State Tectonics, the third volume of Malka Older’s Centenal Cycle trilogy, is simultaneously a riveting political thriller and the very best kind of...
This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Phoenix Wizards, the Black Company’s Return, and Future Politics as Usual

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Phoenix Wizards, the Black Company’s Return, and Future Politics as Usual

Port of Shadows: A Chronicle of the Black Company, by Glen Cook (September 11, Tor Books—Hardcover) It’s been nearly two decades since the last Black...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of September 2018

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of September 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...
Null States Shows Us What the Future of Politics Means to the Present

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Null States Shows Us What the Future of Politics Means to the Present

There’s something undeniably timely about a book tackling privacy, security, the role of the government, and the dangers of placing institutions in...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of September 2017

bookseller's picks

The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of September 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...
Your Pre-Order Guide to 2017 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sequels

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Your Pre-Order Guide to 2017 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sequels

In the twin worlds of science fiction and fantasy, sequels aren’t just a fact of life; they’re entirely welcomed. Us nerds are a wordy people, and it...
Mind Meld: Books We Want to Bring into the Spotlight

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Mind Meld: Books We Want to Bring into the Spotlight

This month I reached out to many of our previous Mind Melders to chat about the books they always find themselves thrusting upon their fellow readers....

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