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The best books to read — and gift — in December

End-of-year titles, from wild science fiction to road-tripping memoirs, make promising presents. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-03 18:10:36 UTC ]
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Why Is Chinese Sci-Fi Everywhere Now? Ken Liu Knows

The Massachusetts-based translator has done more than anyone to bridge the gap between Chinese science fiction and American readers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-03 10:00:21 UTC ]
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A Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Science Fiction

Chinese science fiction is a rich world of diverse, engaging stories that expand one's mind. But with all that is out there, where should you start? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-27 11:39:41 UTC ]
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The best science fiction and fantasy of 2019

There were too many to choose from. Our reviewers explain their picks, from “The Hanging Artist” to “The Night Tiger” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-21 14:12:00 UTC ]
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Starry Lite: Isaac Asimov’s Space Ranger

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle reads the first novel in Isaac Asimov’s juvenile science fiction series Science fiction set in our own solar system arguably began with Lucian, the classical author whose short satirical piece True History paved the way for... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2019-11-15 15:00:55 UTC ]
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This mesmerizing 3D map visualizes millions of scientific studies

The dense, interconnected network charts decades of collaboration and research. Nature, the multidisciplinary scientific journal founded in London in 1869, celebrates its 150th anniversary this week. Known for its innovative approach to publishing original research across all sorts of scientific... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-11 08:00:45 UTC ]
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Did This Iconic 1962 Short Film Show Us Our Dark Future?

This past summer, I stumbled across a link on social media to Chris Marker’s 1962 science fiction film La Jetée. For those who don’t know it, Marker’s miniature masterpiece—its running time is 28 minutes—mixes black-and-white stills with narration to tell the story of a man who circles back in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-07 09:49:34 UTC ]
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Apocalyptic Childhood: On Cixin Liu’s “Supernova Era”

CIXIN LIU IS having a moment. The recent publication in English of his Three-Body Problem trilogy has been rightly hailed as a sea change for Chinese science fiction in translation, garnering myriad awards and receiving wide acclaim — including an endorsement from Barack Obama. The Wandering... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-10-29 17:00:45 UTC ]
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The biggest barrier to future space exploration is in our heads

With enough time, the technological challenges of sending humans to Mars and beyond are solvable. But psychologically, we’re not ready to leave our home. In 1945 British science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke—now best known for 2001: A Space Odyssey—correctly predicted the invention of... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-22 00:00:30 UTC ]
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Paranormal Parallels: How Netflix’s 'Stranger Things' Enhances the Gospel

In his latest book, Michael S. Heiser illustrates how the popular science fiction series can teach us about the Bible and God’s love for humanity. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Books for Dark Times

Read these spine-tingling works of science fiction and fantasy at your own risk. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-18 19:00:09 UTC ]
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Battelle's drone-dropping technology acquired by San Francisco startup

Battelle technology that can drop drones from the sky has been acquired by a San Francisco startup specializing in defense against unmanned aerial devices. Dedrone has acquired the assets to DroneDefender for undisclosed terms. Looking like a science fiction blaster, the device disrupts... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-08 16:38:06 UTC ]
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The weird, the wacky, the underappreciated: A new look at science fiction and fantasy

Our new columnists highlight the works of NYi-Sheng, Fernando A. Flores and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-08 14:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music

Translating one medium into another is tricky. Music is music and art is art and dance is dance; to try to convey the power of another art in fiction is its own sleight-of-hand. My own first novel takes on that challenge. In A Song For A New Day, musician Luce Cannon was on the cusp […] The post... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-07 11:00:15 UTC ]
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7 Sci-fi and Fantasy Books to Curl Up With This Fall

These new science fiction and fantasy titles will be your perfect fall companions. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-04 10:36:35 UTC ]
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Continental Divide: Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019–2020

Authors look to Africa and its diaspora and find the fantastical and futuristic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Present Tense: Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019–2020

The future’s uncertain, and the end is always near. Here’s what new SFF has to say about it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Who is ‘The Clockwork Man’? He may be literature’s first cyborg.

E.V. Odle’s 1923 science fiction novel stars a most unusual — and fascinating — character Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-25 20:52:59 UTC ]
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6 Science Fiction Books About Space That Are Out Of This World

Earth can be an exhausting place, so let's look beyond our planet and explore these science fiction books about space and other worlds. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-24 10:35:51 UTC ]
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5 Great YA Science Fiction Series

If the idea of saying goodbye to epic sci-fi worlds fills you with sorrow, check out this list of great YA science fiction series and read on! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-17 10:31:05 UTC ]
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