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A Summary and Analysis of ‘The Remarkable Case of Davidson’s Eyes’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Science fiction has reinvented the Robinsonade – a narrative based on the scenario described in Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe – on numerous occasions and in a variety of ways. We’ve had individuals stranded on a whole planet rather than a mere... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2024-07-10 14:00:26 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Deals for July 1, 2024

An epic fantasy inspired by Nigerian mythology, a found family wuxia fantasy, a historical fantasy set in the 1920s, and more of today's best science fiction and fantasy deals. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-07-01 14:30:00 UTC ]
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ChatGPT and the movie ‘Her’ are just the latest example of the ‘sci-fi feedback loop’

Science fiction and technological innovation feed off each other in an ongoing back-and-forth that can play out over decades. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2024-06-28 12:18:28 UTC ]
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8 Science Fiction Books that are Impossible to Adapt to the Screen

What are your favorite science fiction novels that have yet to see a film adaptation? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-27 10:30:00 UTC ]
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10 Nebula Award Winners You Should Put on Your TBR

Get to know the Nebula Awards for science fiction and fantasy writing, with outstanding, must-read examples to pick up right now. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-21 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Ted Chiang has won the PEN/Faulkner Foundation’s short story prize.

Photo by Arturo Villarrubia Science fiction writer Ted Chiang has won the 2024 PEN/Bernard and Ann Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. The award is given each year to a writer who has “demonstrated exceptional achievement in the short story form.” Ted Chiang has published two... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-12 14:52:48 UTC ]
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The Tech World’s Greatest Living Novelist, Robin Sloan, Goes Meta

In which Robin Sloan writes Moonbound—a science fiction book about science fiction—and our writer writes his way into total insanity. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2024-06-11 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Deals for June 10, 2024

An elaborate water trap, three generations of empathetic witches, a space thriller, and more of today's best science fiction and fantasy book deals. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-10 13:30:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2023 Nebula Awards.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of American (SFWA) has announced the winners of the 2023 Nebula Awards, one of SFF’s most prestigious honors, “given to the writers of the most outstanding speculative fiction works released in 2023.” Here are the winners: NOVEL Vajra Chandrasekera, The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-10 12:14:36 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Stories Are Weapons,’ by Annalee Newitz

In a new book, the journalist and science fiction writer Annalee Newitz shows how we have used narrative to manipulate and coerce. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-06-05 09:05:03 UTC ]
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The Uncles in Minneapolis Celebrate 50 Years of Bookselling Perseverance

Four years after two Minneapolis specialty bookstores were destroyed amid unrest following George Floyd's murder, Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore and Uncle Edgar’s Mystery Bookstore are thriving in their new locations. Their owner, Don Blyly, is also celebrating his 50th anniversary as a... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Spectacular Backlist Sci-Fi and Fantasy Series Worth Reading

"This list is a pretty balanced blend of science fiction and fantasy, spanning cultures and space, past and future, authors familiar and under-the-radar." Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-29 10:30:00 UTC ]
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‘AI’ is now a meaningless term — thanks, Cooler Master thermal paste

AI is being shoved into everything now, from laptops to kitchen appliances to celebrity gossip news. (No, none of that is an exaggeration.) The term is so ubiquitous that it’s fast becoming meaningless, just like “performative” or “green.” So, I’d like to thank Cooler Master for taking... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2024-05-22 14:28:16 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Deals of the Day: May 20, 2024

Out of this world deals on some of the best science fiction and fantasy–grab these excellent reads for under $3. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-20 13:30:00 UTC ]
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The 2024 Locus Awards Finalists Are Here

Here are the finalists for the 2024 Locus Awards honoring the best in science fiction and fantasy across several categories. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-13 14:32:10 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Those geomagnetic storms are messing with farming tech’s GPS systems

Over the last few days, heightened solar activity (and those heady geomagnetic storms) led to outages in the GPS navigation systems that guide some modern tractors from John Deere and other brands. 404 Media reported farmers have been told to pause using high-tech tractors that use GPS systems... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-05-13 11:15:58 UTC ]
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What we’re listening to: Trail of Flowers, Hyperdrama, Science Fiction and more

In this installment of What We're Listening To, Engadget writers and editors discuss some of the recent music releases we've had on repeat. It's safe to say there's some variety on this list. Sierra Ferrell - Trail of Flowers  Sierra Ferrell seems almost like an anachronism in 2024, but in the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-05-11 14:30:52 UTC ]
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Fed rate cuts unlikely thanks spending by rich Americans

As baby boomers have aged, they have accumulated more assets leading to more discretionary spending. Since retiring two years ago, Joan Harris has upped her travel game.Once or twice a year, she visits her two adult children in different states. She’s planning multiple other trips, including to... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2024-04-29 13:22:05 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Deals for April 29, 2024

Murder aboard a claustrophobic space ship, an island hidden by magic, a tale of blood and loyalty, and more of today's best science fiction and fantasy deals. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-04-29 13:00:00 UTC ]
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How realistic is the planetary orbit in Netflix’s ‘3 Body Problem’? A physics professor explains

The answer lies at the heart of theoretical physics. Note: The following article contains spoilers about the Netflix series 3 Body Problem.I first encountered the three-body problem 60 years ago, in a short story called “Placet is a Crazy Place” by American science fiction writer Frederic Brown. Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2024-04-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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