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Robert E. Howard became famous for creating Conan. But that warrior was only the beginning.

In his short life, Howard, the master of the sword-and-sorcery novel, produced hard-boiled mysteries, an occult thriller, a science fiction novel and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-09 05:37:45 UTC ]
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Meet the Winners of the 56th Annual Nebula Awards

Announcing the winners of the 56th Annual Nebula Awards, recognizing the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the US. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-07 14:06:29 UTC ]
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels to Read This Summer

Six novels feature characters who hunger for connection so strongly that they transform their environments. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 13:55:11 UTC ]
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A Guide To The Fantasy And Science Fiction Awards Scene

Take a deep dive into fantasy and science fiction awards with Jenn, as she looks at the many out there and why you should care. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-05-27 10:39:00 UTC ]
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Bo-Young Kim on Finding Unlikely Sci-Fi Influences

Western works of science fiction were not easily accessible in translation in South Korea until recent years. The country was ruled by a succession of military dictatorships until around 1992, and before that time, South Korean culture had been surveilled through a state censorship system that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-27 08:50:01 UTC ]
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Downloading our thoughts to the mainframe may be the stuff of science fiction — but humans have been imagining it for centuries

Leaving our earthly bodies and living forever as a machine isn't just a thing of modern science fiction. These transhumanist ideas date back to the 18th century. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-05-17 05:22:55 UTC ]
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A science fiction anthology imagines our post-pandemic future

The latest installment in MIT’s Twelve Tomorrows series toggles between utopian and dystopian. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers Orgs Form #DisneyMustPay Joint Task Force

Led by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association, several professional writers' organizations and authors have formed the #DisneyMustPay task force, petitioning Walt Disney Co. to honor author contracts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DisneyMustPay: authors form task force to fight for missing payments

Coalition of author groups call for Disney to pay outstanding royalties owed to writers of novels and comics including Star Wars, Alien and Buffy the Vampire Slayer series it now ownsA task force made up of science fiction and fantasy, romance, crime and horror authors has been formed in an... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-28 17:07:11 UTC ]
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Neuralink monkey can now play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do

It sounds like science fiction but the demonstration by Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company Neuralink is a brain-machine interface in action. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2021-04-15 02:20:13 UTC ]
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11 Great Middle Grade Science Fiction Comics Set in Space

Middle grade books in SPAAAAACE! Check out some middle grade science fiction comics set in space, including On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-13 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Voyages of Hope and Anguish: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

“The Memory Theater,” “On Fragile Waves” and “Victories Greater Than Death” take readers tumbling through realms and ever stranger stories. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-13 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about the best — and newest — science fiction and fantasy story collections

Writings by Brenda Peynado, Elizabeth Hand, Izumi Suzuki, Bruce Sterling and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 13:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Hopeful SFF Books, for When You Need Some Optimism About the Future

If you need a little optimism about the future (and who doesn't?), pick up these hopeful science fiction and fantasy books, including LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor and Tana Ford. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-02 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Muriel Jaeger, a trailblazing science fiction author, deserves a new look

Jaeger’s 1920s novels, ‘The Question Mark’ and ‘The Man With Six Senses,’ are H.G. Wellsian works of love and science. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-24 16:24:26 UTC ]
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Sci-Fi Writer or Prophet? The Hyperreal Life of Chen Qiufan

As China’s science fiction authors are elevated to the status of oracles, Qiufan’s career—and his genre’s place in society—have gone through the looking glass. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2021-03-09 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How Octavia E. Butler Reimagines Sex and Survival

The parasites, hybrids, and vampires of her science fiction make the price of persisting viscerally real. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-03-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Octavia Butler's legacy celebrated at Barbican feminist literary festival

The legacy of science fiction author Octavia Butler is to be explored at the Barbican's New Suns feminist literary festival this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 07:24:31 UTC ]
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Isabel Wilkerson, Jacob Soboroff, Akwaeke Emezi among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The awards recognize outstanding literary achievements in 12 categories, including the Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, with winners to be announced April 16. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-02 15:00:14 UTC ]
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Flying taxis are coming. Here are 5 ways they’ll differ from air travel as we know it

This new form of mobility will be very different from our current reality, which provides some unique design opportunities. The future of urban air mobility is often represented in utopian images. A wealth of fanciful renderings show flying vehicles taking off and landing vertically from... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-24 08:00:33 UTC ]
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