Today in cool internet passion projects: the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction.

If you’re on the hunt for new literary rabbit holes, today is your lucky day. The Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction, created by lexicographer Jesse Sheidlower (a former editor of both the OED and Random House Dictionaries) is “a comprehensive quotation-based dictionary of the language of science fiction,” and an excellent resource for word nerds […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Today in cool internet passion projects: the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction.

If you’re on the hunt for new literary rabbit holes, today is your lucky day. The Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction, created by lexicographer Jesse Sheidlower (a former editor of both the OED and Random House Dictionaries) is “a comprehensive quotation-based dictionary of the language of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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10 of the Best Historical Science Fiction Books

History and science fiction collide in these historical science fiction books like Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente, where the future is retro and retro is the future. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Historical Fiction Books for People Who Don’t Like Historical Fiction

There are historical fiction books out there for every reader. Find recommendations for fans of literary fiction, romance, fantasy, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

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10 Tudor Fiction Titles to Step Up Your Historical Fiction

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New Historical Fiction Books: Witch Hunts, Wartime and Mysterious Murders

This trio of novels ushers readers into three different but equally mesmerizing long-ago worlds. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Vernor Vinge, Innovative Science Fiction Novelist, Dies at 79

He conceived an early version of cyberspace and predicted the “technological singularity,” a tipping point at which machines would become smarter than humans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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New Historical Fiction for Your Book Club

These historical fiction books are set during the Aztec empire, 1900s Manchuria, Meiji-era Japan, and more. Which eras do you like to rad about the most? Continue reading at Book Riot

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New Historical Fiction Books

This trio of new novels shows real people in their natural habitats, drawn with writerly flair. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How Chinese science fiction went from underground magazines to a Netflix blockbuster

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New Historical Fiction Books

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The Physics of Fiction: How Art and Science Inspire Each Other

While much science fiction is based on theoretical physics, occasionally literature returns the favor and inspires scientific ideas. A perfect symbiosis between the two came about in the early 1980s, when astronomer-turned-novelist Carl Sagan was researching his fictional work Contact and turned... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Science fiction awards held in China under fire for excluding authors

Concerns raised about interference or censorship after documents showed writers were barred despite receiving enough nominationsA prestigious literary award for science fiction, which was hosted in China for the first time, has come under fire for excluding several authors from the 2023 awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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8 Gothic Science Fiction Novels That Will Chill and Thrill You

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Must-Read Historical Fiction Set in Italy

The best historical fiction set in Italy, like these nine titles, explores the complex and even chaotic history of the country. Continue reading at Book Riot

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