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The Big Book of Classic Fantasy

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The Big Book of Classic Fantasy

Reviewed by Paul Di Filippo ×

In a boldly conceived new anthology, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer survey the birth of a visionary genre, and an era of that shaped a century of fiction to come.
The Cassandra

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The Cassandra

Reviewed by Paul Di Filippo ×

Like the myth from which she takes her title, Sharma Shields explores the gift and curse of precognition in her new novel.
The Future is (Nearly) Now: Science Fiction’s View of 2018

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The Future is (Nearly) Now: Science Fiction’s View of 2018

By Paul Di Filippo ×

Looking back at a year in speculative fiction -- and what it says about the Brave New World of 2018.
Astounding Days: John W. Campbell and the Golden Age of Science Fiction

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Astounding Days: John W. Campbell and the Golden Age of Science Fiction

By Paul Di Filippo ×

A new work of literary history unveils the story of how science fiction -- and much of our conception of the future -- took shape.
Five Weird Books for Strange Times

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Five Weird Books for Strange Times

Essay by Paul Di Filippo ×

In a turbulent cultural moment, these uncanny visions take on a special resonance....
The Delicate Ghosts of Robert Aickman

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The Delicate Ghosts of Robert Aickman

Essay by Paul Di Filippo ×

A new collection of ghostly tales by a master of the supernatural finds uncanny chills lurking around the edges of everyday life.
The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

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The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

Reviewed by Paul Di Filippo ×

In a fleet of stories "drolly insane and charmingly ghastly" Michael Andreasen sets sail for uncharted waters.
The Gone World

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The Gone World

Reviewed by Paul Di Filippo ×

What if you could travel forward in time -- but after each trip, the future changed?...
Gnomon

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Gnomon

Reviewed by Paul Di Filippo ×

In Nick Harkaway's new novel, the future is a world of omnipresent watchers
The Zeitgeist Refracted: 2017 in SF and Fantastika

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The Zeitgeist Refracted: 2017 in SF and Fantastika

By Paul Di Filippo ×

Maybe the best way to understand the tumultuous year gone by is to view it in an altered mirror,
John Crowley’s Imagination in Flight

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John Crowley’s Imagination in Flight

Essay by Paul Di Filippo ×

The master of American fantastika returns with a new novel with a feathered hero.
Anatomy of an Android: The History of Blade Runner’s Future

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Anatomy of an Android: The History of Blade Runner’s Future

Essay by Paul Di Filippo ×

How Philip K. Dick's story of artificial people on the run created a vision of the future we can't shake. Essay by Paul Di Filippo.