English science fiction great Brian Aldiss, author behind Spielberg film 'AI,' dies at 92

Aldiss helped shape and elevate the science fiction genre, but he recognized its mutability. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Gunn, Prizewinning Science Fiction Author, Dies at 97

In short stories like “The Immortals” and novels like “The Listeners,” Mr. Gunn helped prepare readers for the future. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-11 17:10:44 UTC ]
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Brian Aldiss dies aged 92

“Extraordinary” science fiction writer Brian Aldiss died on Saturday (19th August) after celebrating his 92nd birthday the previous day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eloise Greenfield, author whose picture books uplifted Black children, dies at 92

Her dozens of works helped broaden children’s literature so that young African Americans could see themselves, their history and their hopes in the pages of their picture books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-18 06:43:01 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about science fiction and fantasy books that would make for great TV

N.K. Jemisin’s Inheritance trilogy got us thinking about other titles perfect for the small screen. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-15 13:00:00 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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John Naisbitt, futurist and best-selling author of ‘Megatrends,’ dies at 92

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-11 15:32:47 UTC ]
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John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book Megatrends was published in dozens of countries, has died at 92 Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-04-10 13:18:30 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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8 Great Queer Science Fiction Books

Find some immersive, out-of-this-world stories featuring LGBTQ+ characters in these excellent queer science fiction books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-02 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Ben Bova, Science Fiction Editor and Author, Is Dead at 88

As editor of the magazines Analog and Omni, he was a champion of a new generation of authors, including George R.R. Martin. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-14 19:27:29 UTC ]
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8 Science Fiction Novels by Authors of Color for the End Times

Are these the end times? Who knows! Settle into this current quasi-dystopian reality with recent books by American writers of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-02 10:35:59 UTC ]
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10 Great 2020 Adult LGBTQ+ Science Fiction Books

From space operas with sapphic women to nonbinary artists and mechanical dragons! Check out this this list of 2020 adult LGBTQ+ science fiction books, including The Seep by Chana Porter. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-17 10:36:49 UTC ]
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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 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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Jean Craighead George dies at 92; children's author

Jean Craighead George was a leading writer of novels about nature for young readers. One of her best-known works was the Newbery Medal-winning 'Julie of the Wolves.' After children's author Jean Craighead George revealed that she wanted to write a book about a girl who talks with wolves,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beasts and Baseball: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

“The Body Scout,” “Light From Uncommon Stars” and “No Gods, No Monsters” tell stories of genetic dystopias, musical gifts and mythic creatures. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-21 09:00:09 UTC ]
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Prize-winning author Cathy MacPhail dies, aged 75

The prize-winning Scottish children’s author Cathy MacPhail has died at the age of 75 following a long illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 17:49:46 UTC ]
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A Human Cloning Error and Existential Questions Fuel This Science Fiction Romp

In Matthew FitzSimmons’s speculative murder mystery “Constance,” the title character’s consciousness is mistakenly downloaded into a clone. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-24 19:55:19 UTC ]
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