‘The Visual History of Science Fiction Fandom’ beautifully demonstrates the evolution of a genre

The book is a sumptuous scrapbook of photographs, magazine covers, artwork and hundreds of articles. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-04 17:19:27 UTC ]
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On Beauty Standards (and Privilege) in Memoir and Fiction

To close out October’s theme of beauty privilege, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Say Hello by Carly Findlay and If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha. From the episode:  Sumaiyya: My discussion pick is If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, which is set in Seoul, South Korea. This looks at four young women... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 08:47:55 UTC ]
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Dealmakers and Wanderers: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

Recent releases include “The Midnight Bargain,” “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” and “Piranesi.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Study of Economics Could Learn a Lot From Science Fiction

Mainstream economics is suffering an identity crisis, which began with The Great Recession and has reemerged during the current pandemic. In response, a growing collection of voices has advocated looking beyond the field—in particular, to science fiction—as a way to imagine it anew. Although... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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Spanish-speaking writers are producing ambitious science fiction and fantasy. Let these books be your introduction.

As diverse as Spanish genre fiction is, most of it is hidden from the English-language world. Thankfully, enthusiasts and small publishers are filling the void. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Let’s Stop with the Realism Versus Science Fiction and Fantasy Debate

We live in unreal times. I wake up in the middle of a global pandemic to watch a reality-TV president spout conspiracy theories while dystopian corporations enact new science fiction tech. In this chaos, I’ve found myself turning to escapist fiction. Stories that conjure a different, more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Power and Passage: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

A story collection offers a cleareyed survey of the Black American experience, and a debut novel traverses hundreds of versions of Earth. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Soft Science Fiction: 15 Classic and Contemporary Must Read Books

Soft science fiction focuses on the social sciences, is more philosophical in approach, and explores the important social issues of our time. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Penguin Classics Science Fiction review – a fresh look at brave new worlds

Sci-fi preconceptions are challenged by little-known marvels from James Tiptree Jr, Angélica Gorodischer and othersThe border between science fiction and mainstream literature is more permeable than booksellers or publishers would have us think. Double Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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The best science fiction and fantasy of the year so far — plus what we’re looking forward to next

“The City We Became” and “Vagabonds” made waves. Next up: Susanna Clarke’s “Piranesi.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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5 Science Fiction Books Full of Humor

Need some cheering up and an out-of-this-world story? Pick up some of the funniest science fiction books this side of the galaxy. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Science Fiction for Early Readers: The Fantastic World of DINOSAUR TRAIN

Get to know the fantastic and thrilling world of the DINOSAUR TRAIN series, a shining example of science fiction for early readers. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Penguin Classics boldly goes into science fiction

Penguin Classics is to launch a new series of world science fiction "to challenge stereotypes about the genre". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Zones of Possibility: Science Fiction and the Coronavirus

A NUMBER OF RECENT ESSAYS and articles have revisited classic literary texts that depict disease pandemics, scouring them for ideas and strategies that might prove useful in our current predicament. An essay in The Boston Review examines Boccaccio’s Decameron (1353), which emerged out of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Johny Pitts wins Jhalak prize for 'beautiful' history of black Europe

Television presenter and musician wins £1,000 prize for writers of colour, with ‘exceptionally thoughtful’ debut AfropeanExtract from Afropean: ‘It really was another world’Johny Pitts has won the Jhalak prize for his debut book Afropean, an examination of life in black communities across... Continue reading at The Guardian

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How to Write Science Fiction That Isn’t ‘Useful’

Robin Sloan, the author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, discusses his new short story for The Atlantic. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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Science Fiction Podcasts: 15 You Can Listen to Right Now

Looking for your new favorite science fiction podcasts? We've got you covered, from sci-fi podcast dramas to podcasts about science fiction books. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

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