Black Mirror Is Almost as Smart as a Good Sci-Fi Book

In the latest episode of the Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast the panel discusses why Black Mirror is better than most other sci-fi TV. The post Black Mirror Is Almost as Smart as a Good Sci-Fi Book appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Guide to Conquering Your Demons With 5 Mathematical Sci-Fi Books

These mathematical science fiction books use mathematics in world-building to advance the plot and build characters. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-28 10:37:00 UTC ]
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6 Books Celebrating Women’s Early Contributions to Fantasy and Sci Fi

If you thought the landscape of classic SFF was exclusively male, peep these science fiction and fantasy stories by women, including Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements edited by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-14 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel goes to Jo Fletcher Books

Jo Fletcher Books, Quercus’ fantasy and science fiction imprint, will publish Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel, Radio Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:42:44 UTC ]
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11 Black Sci-Fi Authors To Read Right Now

Get to know the work of these Black science fiction authors, from the established and prolific to debut authors shaking up the genre like Cinderella is Dead author Kalynn Bayron. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-13 10:37:00 UTC ]
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New editions of six Stanisław Lem books place the sci-fi icon back in the spotlight.

This month, science fiction fans and Solaris lovers everywhere have cause to celebrate: six newly-illustrated editions of work by the late Polish author Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) are being published by The MIT Press. Lem’s influence on science fiction has been compared to that of authors like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 16:57:37 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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Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and Fantasy Brands With Books

Intended 'to expand the boundaries of well-known series,' a new publishing company called Perilous Worlds heads for Frankfurter Buchmesse with game-designing authors on tap and some high-visibility fantasy brands to work with. The post Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Sci-Fi Novels Are the New Comic Books For Streaming TV

TV creators are raiding the sci-fi section like never before—for some obvious, and not-so-obvious, reasons. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HoZ signs four books in sci-fi series

Head of Zeus has signed Ada Palmer’s science fiction debut Too Like the Lightning, book one of four in the Terra Ignota Quartet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the Huntington, see the inspirational note black sci-fi writer Octavia Butler wrote to herself

Before her first novel sold in 1975, before she won her MacArthur grant, sci-fi writer Octavia Butler fought years of rejection by writing inspirational notes to herself. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WIRED Book Club: OK, Let’s Get Weird With Some Future-Paleo Sci-Fi

Relying on nothing but our sense of adventure and reckless spirit, we announce the August pick. The post WIRED Book Club: OK, Let's Get Weird With Some Future-Paleo Sci-Fi appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Newfound Popularity of Sci-Fi Books Has a Dark Side

Big publishers are starting to put out genre books. On this week's "Geek's Guide to the Galaxy" the panel discusses whether or not that's good for writers. The post The Newfound Popularity of Sci-Fi Books Has a Dark Side appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual Sci-Fi Book Festival Makes Backlist Sexy Again

Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK's recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers. The post Virtual Sci-Fi Book Festival Makes Backlist Sexy Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Big Publishers Think Genre Fiction Like Sci-Fi Is the Future of E-Books

The future of book publishing is increasingly digital -- and increasingly tilted towards genre fiction.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Rights Managment to be dropped by Tor and other Macmillan sci-fi books

Digital Rights Management software was originally meant to restrict pirating of ebooks, but many complain because of the restrictions it places on users. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Good Book's Not So Good Numbers

The 'State of the Bible' finds reading frequency is slumping although the use of apps and listening to audio versions of Scripture is on the rise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond black books, we need human books

Last week I had the honour of being a panelist on a webinar about publishing values in 2020. I listened to the various publishers, both big and small, in the UK and abroad talk about the challenges and opportunities brought by the Black Lives Matter movement and the pandemic. Everyone is talking... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 11:16:02 UTC ]
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We don't need 'black' books. We need human books

Last week I had the honour of being a panelist on a webinar about publishing values in 2020. I listened to the various publishers, both big and small, in the UK and abroad talk about the challenges and opportunities brought by the Black Lives Matter movement and the pandemic. Everyone is talking... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 14:10:29 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish true crime book

Mirror Books has acquired true crime story The Witness by journalist Nicola Tallant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 02:59:59 UTC ]
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