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 Samuel Delany, Philip K. Dick, Octavia Butler, and Issac Asimov. His […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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The Best Funny Sci-Fi Books

Do you love your science fiction with a heaping side of humor? You’ve come to the right place! Pick up these funny sci-fi books, including Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A Guide to Conquering Your Demons With 5 Mathematical Sci-Fi Books

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6 Books Celebrating Women’s Early Contributions to Fantasy and Sci Fi

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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

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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

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Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and Fantasy Brands With Books

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Amazon and Virgin Media back sci-fi series of The Feed

Nick Clark Windo's The Feed (Headline) is being turned into a high-end sci-fi TV drama by Amazon and Virgin Media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why Sci-Fi Novels Are the New Comic Books For Streaming TV

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HoZ signs four books in sci-fi series

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Here's televised proof that a visit to Baltimore's Geppi’s Entertainment Museum can fulfill a comic-book fan’s dearest fantasy: Sunday’s Season 6 premiere of the AMC show “Comic Book Men,” spotlighting the continuing adventures of writer-director-comic geek Kevin Smith and the staff at his Jay... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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