Harlan Ellison, Famously Difficult Sci-Fi Pioneer, Dies At 84

The prolific author and screenwriter was a winner of multiple Hugo, Nebula, and Edgar awards—and also a notoriously combative personality. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harlan Ellison, Famously Difficult Sci-Fi Pioneer, Dies At 84

The prolific author and screenwriter was a winner of multiple Hugo, Nebula, and Edgar awards—and also a notoriously combative personality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Bisson, Award-Winning Sci-Fi Author, Dies at 81

The award-winning science fiction author, whose short story “Bears Discover Fire” swept the genre's major awards in 1990, died on January 10 following a recent cancer diagnosis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Carmen Callil, pioneering champion of female writers, dies aged 84

Publisher who founded Virago Press began as a campaigning outsider who introduced UK readers to authors including Angela Carter and Margaret AtwoodCarmen Callil, the publisher and writer who championed female writers and transformed the canon of English literature, has died of leukemia in London... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 09:09:25 UTC ]
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Sci-fi author Harry Harrison dies

American science fiction writer Harry Harrison, best known for The Stainless Steel Rat and the book that inspired Charlton Heston's classic film Soylent Green, has died aged 87. Continue reading at BBC News

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Space oddities: why the Futurama reboot went from sci-fi to sci-why

The show was axed and remade, moving to Comedy Central and leaving its comedic legacy behindMatt Groening could do no wrong in 1999. The Simpsons was still both witty and money-spinning, and he could get any project he wanted greenlit – even a sci-fi comedy cartoon called Futurama. The show... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-10 12:00:09 UTC ]
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Terry Robards, 84, Dies; Lifted Fine Wines in America as a Times Critic

In columns and notably “The New York Times Book of Wine,” he introduced Americans to European and premium domestic varieties in the 1970s and ’80s. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Ryan Gosling and Miller/Lord’s Project Hail Mary could be the sci-fi event of 2026

Do you like rip-roaring science fiction books? Do you like movies? Then you are in for a treat in, well, two years. Amazon MGM Studios just set a release date of March 20, 2026 for Project Hail Mary, according to Deadline. It’s based on the Andy Weir novel of the same name, which was one of our... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-04-19 17:44:40 UTC ]
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'Dragon Ball' Creator and Manga Pioneer Akira Toriyama Dies at 68

The Japanese artist is credited with helping to change the history of manga, including in the U.S. market, where he achieved massive mainstream success. 'Dragon Ball,' which ran from 1984 to 1995, remains one of the bestselling manga of all time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Deals for February 26

The best science fiction and fantasy book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Deals for February 12, 2024

Terrifying monsters, loved ones return from the beyond, fairy tale women, and more of today's best science fiction and fantasy book deals. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Deals of January 29, 2024

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New Sci-Fi/Fantasy Publisher Gungnir Hopes to Hit Its Target

Gungnir, a new sci-fi/fantasy publisher helmed by comics veterans Jim Krueger and Steve Orlando, will launch in April 2024. Named after the staff of the Norse god Odin, which always hit its target, Gungnir will publish a mix of graphic novels, prose novels, and art books in the sci-fi/fantasy... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple just dropped a mysterious trailer for its latest sci-fi series Constellation

Apple just dropped a trailer for its forthcoming sci-fi mystery series Constellation. The series follows an astronaut, played by Noomi Rapace, after an emergency return to Earth. However, the homecoming is fraught with mysterious occurrences and plain-old sci-fi weirdness, leaving audiences... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-01-22 16:42:45 UTC ]
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Netflix’s sci-fi adaptation 3 Body Problem finally gets a full-sized trailer

Netflix’s long-anticipated sci-fi series 3 Body Problem finally has a full trailer, following a short teaser released last year. This new trailer is over two minutes long and absolutely filled with exciting moments and tantalizing clues. Watch it below. The show’s based on a hit book series by... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-01-09 20:00:27 UTC ]
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Apple is adapting the Hugo Award-winning sci-fi book series Murderbot

The Hugo Award-winning The Murderbot Diaries books from Martha Wells are becoming a 10-episode Apple TV+ series starring Alexander Skarsgård, Apple announced. It will follow a self-aware "SecUnit" robot that must hide its free will in order to complete a dangerous assignment and comes from About... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-12-15 11:55:59 UTC ]
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The Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Deals of December 11, 2023

The best science fiction and fantasy book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot. Continue reading at Book Riot

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