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Space Opera Author Catherynne Valente on the Out-of-this-World Appeal of Eurovision

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Space Opera Author Catherynne Valente on the Out-of-this-World Appeal of Eurovision

If you follow Catherynne M. Valente on Twitter, you’ve probably seen her Tweeting about something called “Eurovision.” Even if you...
9 Modern SFF Rock Mythologies to Read at Max Volume

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9 Modern SFF Rock Mythologies to Read at Max Volume

Rock music has its own mythology. Whether it’s the true-crime theatrics of the European black metal scene, the wild lives and untimely deaths of...
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Catherynne Valente Is Writing a Sequel to Space Opera. Yes, it Is Called Space Oddity

It was the book so preposterous, so frenetic, so wild and word-drunk, that only Catherynne M. Valente could’ve written it: Space Opera, the...
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...
A Memory Called Empire Is a Compelling Political Whodunnit Wrapped in Intriguing Sci-Fi Worldbuilding

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A Memory Called Empire Is a Compelling Political Whodunnit Wrapped in Intriguing Sci-Fi Worldbuilding

An aspect of history that often goes unconsidered is the fact that the “barbarian cultures” conquered by the Roman Empire—and, later, the...
A Fantastic New Space Opera Saga Dawns in Elizabeth Bear’s Ancestral Night

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A Fantastic New Space Opera Saga Dawns in Elizabeth Bear’s Ancestral Night

Elizabeth Bear is a master of disguise. If you’ve spent any time with her enormous back catalog, you know that the only thing you can expect from her...
A Mismatched Couple Saves the Galaxy in Polaris Rising

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A Mismatched Couple Saves the Galaxy in Polaris Rising

Ada von Hasenberg is kinda having a bad day. She’s been captured by mercenaries who’d be happy to inspect the merchandise, her intended husband...
A Bad Deal For the Whole Galaxy Is a Great Deal For Space Opera Fans

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A Bad Deal For the Whole Galaxy Is a Great Deal For Space Opera Fans

At one point in Alex White’s A Bad Deal For the Whole Galaxy, the ne’er-do-well crew of the Capricious is simultaneously engaged in a heist...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2018 So Far

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2018 So Far

In an interview last month with the B&N Podcast, Hugo-winning author John Scalzi posited that we are currently in a new Golden Age of science fiction...
11 Fictional Band from Sci-Fi & Fantasy That Will Rock Your World

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11 Fictional Band from Sci-Fi & Fantasy That Will Rock Your World

Summer music festival season is here! Time to grab some cheap lawn tickets, chill out on a blanket, and listen to some awesome tunes. May is also the month...
5 Books That Shaped the Weird Sense of Humor That Gave Us Space Opera

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5 Books That Shaped the Weird Sense of Humor That Gave Us Space Opera

Even though we nominally know where the idea for Catherynne M. Valente’s Space Opera came from (short answer: Twitter), it’s still one of those...
The Starkiller Chronicle: Revealing the Cover of Empire of Silence, Book One of The Sun Eater

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The Starkiller Chronicle: Revealing the Cover of Empire of Silence, Book One of The Sun Eater

A few weeks back, U.K. publisher Gollancz revealed the cover for one of their premiere titles of 2018, a space opera called Empire of Silence, by...

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