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Penguin Classics boldly goes into science fiction

Penguin Classics is to launch a new series of world science fiction "to challenge stereotypes about the genre". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 09:00:55 UTC ]
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Zones of Possibility: Science Fiction and the Coronavirus

A NUMBER OF RECENT ESSAYS and articles have revisited classic literary texts that depict disease pandemics, scouring them for ideas and strategies that might prove useful in our current predicament. An essay in The Boston Review examines Boccaccio’s Decameron (1353), which emerged out of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-05-27 19:00:30 UTC ]
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How to Write Science Fiction That Isn’t ‘Useful’

Robin Sloan, the author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, discusses his new short story for The Atlantic. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-05-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch the first episode of a forgotten 1970 TV adaptation of Don Quixote . . . set in space.

For about two months in 1970, ITV aired episodes of a bonkers science fiction comedy series based (oh so very loosely) on Miguel de Cervantes’ literary classic Don Quixote. The show, entitled The Adventures of Don Quick, follows an astronaut named Don Quick (Ian Hendry) and his sidekick, Sam... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-12 17:39:44 UTC ]
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Science Fiction Podcasts: 15 You Can Listen to Right Now

Looking for your new favorite science fiction podcasts? We've got you covered, from sci-fi podcast dramas to podcasts about science fiction books. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-11 10:39:41 UTC ]
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Watch some very nerdy writers debating important fantasy topics.

If you are currently living out your quarantine with an argumentative reader of fantasy and science fiction (possibly this person is your child, who knows), or if you aren’t but would like to be, you may get a kick out of this new video series from Penguin Random House, in which noted authors of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 14:08:45 UTC ]
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Announcing the 7th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 6th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards! Grand Prize               Steel Hand, Cold Heart by Rachel Menard (rachelmenard.com) Fantasy First Place Willow of Ashes by Ellie Raine  (ellieraine.com)   Honorable Mentions Fog & Mist: The Canens Chronicles,... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-05-05 14:08:04 UTC ]
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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Matheson: Science Fiction Is Unlimited

This 1956 article by renowned science-fiction writer Richard Matheson explains his thoughts about the limitless possibilities in the genre. The post Richard Matheson: Science Fiction Is Unlimited by Amy Jones appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-04-30 10:57:16 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Feel-Good Science Fiction Books

These 20 feel-good science fiction books will suit different tastes and moods, but they’re all comfort food of some variety. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-14 10:34:55 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards.

Today, the finalists for the Hugo Awards, as well as for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer, were announced by CoNZealand, the 78th Worldcon. The prestigious Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953 are “the longest-running fan-voted awards in science fiction and fantasy,” and they recognize... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 20:51:28 UTC ]
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Loanwords for the Anthropocene: On Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Brent Ryan Bellamy’s “An Ecotopian Lexicon”

IN HIS FOREWORD to Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Brent Ryan Bellamy’s An Ecotopian Lexicon, acclaimed science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson notes, “people playing with language can help bring things and events into sharper cognitive focus.” Indeed, since familiar objects and ideas often... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-04-04 19:00:34 UTC ]
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Unique Magical Cities You Might Want To Visit

Taking a look at some of the most magical cities in science fiction and fantasy books for your next trip across the page. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-26 10:42:56 UTC ]
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5 Urban Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels to Add to Your 2020 TBR

Don't miss exploring the magical cities of these fantastic urban science fiction and fantasy books hitting the shelves this year. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-26 10:41:17 UTC ]
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6 Debut Fantasy Novels Starring Black Women

I often talk about how I created A Phoenix First Must Burn, my anthology of fantasy stories by black women authors, for my younger self, a girl who loved fantasy and science fiction and so desperately wanted to see herself in those worlds. It’s a strange experience to create the thing you wanted... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-03-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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5 Matriarchal Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Fall into the matriarchal worlds of these science fiction and fantasy books for Women's History Month and beyond. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-16 10:34:17 UTC ]
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‘The City We Became’ turns New York’s boroughs into multiracial avatars

N.K. Jemisin’s science fiction novel wastes no time with preliminaries. It’s a ferocious parable of modern race relations. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-12 21:01:56 UTC ]
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‘The City We Became’ turns New York’s boroughs into multiracial avatars

N.K. Jemisin’s science fiction novel wastes no time with preliminaries. It’s a ferocious parable of modern race relations. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-12 21:01:56 UTC ]
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‘The City We Became’ turns New York’s boroughs into multiracial avatars

N.K. Jemisin’s science fiction novel wastes no time with preliminaries. It’s a ferocious parable of modern race relations. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-12 21:01:56 UTC ]
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