Jona Frank: Between Reality and Fantasy

From André Breton to Alison Bechdel, memoir writers have turned the genre upside down. Now a photographer recreates her troubled suburban childhood in a book, casting a movie star — Laura Dern — as her mother. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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‘Hitler’s Northern Utopia’ juxtaposes an oppressor’s fantasy state with Norway’s reality under Nazi occupation

Despina Stratigakos looks at the extensive architecture and infrastructure projects Germany undertook in Norway during World War II. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BookCon 2015: In Our World and Beyond Fantasy, and Reality

Joe Monti, executive editor for Simon & Schuster’s new Saga imprint for science fiction/fantasy, or SFF, admits that diversity is more than an intellectual exercise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘A force to be reckoned with’– fantasy world pays tribute to Storm Constantine

A pioneering novelist, she was also a passionate publisher, highlighting voices neglected by the mainstream. My life was one of many changed by her enthusiasmStorm Constantine, the fantasy author and book publisher who has died at the age of 64, was a prolific novelist and short-story writer.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Let’s talk about fantasy and science fiction books that have fallen off the radar

“Vellum” by Hal Duncan, “Mockingbird,” by Walter Tevis, the works of Tanith Lee and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Reality rites

This time last year, as we headed into 2020, I wondered why the trade was so hesitant about championing itself: after a largely successful decade that saw it weather the digital and online revolution, the next few years promised much from a multi-format, omni-retail environment that centred on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What does climate change look like? Twelve photographers force us to confront reality.

“Human Nature” brings together the work of photographers documenting the earth’s altered landscape. It’s not all bad news. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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'Bridgerton' Is An Intoxicating Romantic Fantasy Dressed Up Like A Period Piece

The new Regency-era Netflix series from Shonda Rhimes is exactly what the doctor ordered at the end of a hellish year. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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10 Under-the-Radar Fantasy and Science Fiction Books From 2020

From talking tigers to automaton dragons and UFOs, find some of the best 2020 under the radar SFF books you may have missed, including Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The perfect science fiction, fantasy and genre-bending tales for the chilly days ahead

Winter takes center stage in books by George R.R. Martin, Peter Hoeg, Tove Jannson, Tanya Tagaq and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A gift guide for the fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror books in your life

Anthologies like “The Big Book of Modern Fantasy” cover a lot of ground. Illustrated books like “Flyway” offer something special. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Race Consciousness: Fascism and Frank Herbert’s “Dune”

FASCISTS LOVE Dune: Denis Villeneuve’s film adaptation was highly anticipated on white nationalist sites such as Counter-Currents and the Daily Stormer. As soon as the trailer dropped, they began poring over it for signs of deviation from their pet interpretations of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Best science fiction, fantasy and horror books of 2020

Dystopias, adventures and new worlds in books by Stephen Graham Jones, Zen Cho and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Gollancz acquires Buehlman's fantasy debut

Gollancz, the SFF imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, will publish a "thrilling" fantasy debut by horror writer and scriptwriter Christopher Buehlman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HCG pre-empts Sagar's magical middle-grade fantasy in six-figure deal

Hachette Children’s Group has pre-empted a "magical" middle-grade fantasy series from debut author Andy Sagar in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andrew Bolt's 'gloating' over US election result trumped by reality | Amanda Meade

Sky TV hosts celebrate Donald Trump’s re-election too early. Plus: Woolworths partnership with News Corp sparks backlashAndrew Bolt was so excited late on Wednesday afternoon when he believed “Donald Trump seems to have won again” he warned Herald Sun readers he might just gloat on his Sky News... Continue reading at The Guardian

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If you’re thinking of a drastic lifestyle change, ‘Off Grid Life’ will feed your fantasy (or kill it)

Foster Huntington’s follow-up to “Van Life” is a both a celebration and a cautionary tale. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Panel Mania: Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 1: Dune by Frank Herbert

'Dune', Frank Herbert’s 1965 global bestseller and landmark epic science-fiction novel, has been adapted into a graphic novel. In this nine-page excerpt, the novel’s key character Paul Atreides and his family members prepare to travel to, and take control of, the planet Arrakis, the only source... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Groundbreaking Urban Fantasy Novels

David R. Slayton, author of the new urban fantasy novel 'White Trash Warlock,' picks 10 urban fantasies that beak new ground. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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