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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Atwood and King, Doors to Other Worlds, and a Locked Room Mystery in a Space Castle

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Atwood and King, Doors to Other Worlds, and a Locked Room Mystery in a Space Castle

The Testaments, by Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood’s unexpected followup to her groundbreaking feminist dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale is...
8 Brilliant Graphic Novel Adaptations of Classic Books

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8 Brilliant Graphic Novel Adaptations of Classic Books

Any adaptation of a book can never truly replace the original work, but it’s often revelatory to experience a story in a new medium; it’s like...
After The Handmaid’s Tale: 7 Recent, Essential Feminist Dystopias

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After The Handmaid’s Tale: 7 Recent, Essential Feminist Dystopias

No one wants to live in a dystopia, but we’re certainly living in the golden age of feminist dystopian novels. That fact probably (definitely)...
14 Color-Coded Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sagas

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14 Color-Coded Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sagas

Here’s a trope that pops up in sci-fi and fantasy stories more than you might realize: societies broken down by color coding. Sometimes it is...
The 10 Most Frequently Challenged Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books

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The 10 Most Frequently Challenged Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books

In the age of the smartphone, one might be forgiven for thinking attempts to ban books are one of those old-timey things we can all laugh about today, like...
Which Dystopian Novel Are We Living In?

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Which Dystopian Novel Are We Living In?

It’s on-trend for 2017: drawing comparisons between the fictional dystopias we read and the geopolitical situation around us—no sooner does an...
The Wanderers Is the Literary Sci-Fi Novel of the Year

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The Wanderers Is the Literary Sci-Fi Novel of the Year

Meg Howrey’s isn’t a name often heard in sci-fi circles. She’s better known among speculative fiction fans as being half of Magnus Flyte...
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...
Guest Post: People Out of Sync, by Alex White (Every Mountain Made Low)

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Guest Post: People Out of Sync, by Alex White (Every Mountain Made Low)

Alex White’s debut novel, Every Mountain Made Low (out now from Solaris) is about Loxley Fiddleback, a woman whose entire life has been defined by...
6 Political SF Novels as Bingeable as House of Cards

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6 Political SF Novels as Bingeable as House of Cards

The hotly-anticipated fourth season of Netflix’s addictive political drama House of Cards has finally dropped in one big chunk, and we can’t...
6 Often Misunderstood SF/F Novels

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6 Often Misunderstood SF/F Novels

All literature is open to interpretation; that’s one of the main attractions of reading—that ability to take someone’s words and make of them a...
Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale: Less Speculative Every Day

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Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale: Less Speculative Every Day

Editor’s note: In the years since this essay was first published, The Handmaid’s Tale has risen to new prominence: adapted by Hulu into an...

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