Books

Speculative fiction in literature.

17 Through ’17: The Dark Tower

Here’s our list of 17 not to be missed movies to see starting next month and through the end to 2017.  Each day we will bring you the next on the list.  These are in chronological order of release date, …

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Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

Slow Bullets

It’s no secret that I’m an Alastair Reynolds fan.  His mixture of astrophysics, space opera, and gothic noir really scratches my space opera itch, especially his Revelation Space setting.  All of his books, that I’ve read thus far, have been solid …

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Alastair Reynolds’ Revenger

Revenger by Alastair Reynolds

Space opera master Alastair Reynolds‘ new book Revenger is about to drop in the UK (Sept 15, 2016) and we’ve dug up a short excerpt from it to share that he posted on his official blog not too long ago. …

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The 2016 Hugo Award Winners

Hugo Awards

There are two biggies when it comes to science fiction writing awards.  The Nebula and Hugo awards.  The Nebula award is handed out by actual science fiction writers (think Academy awards).  The Hugos are handed out by representative fans at Worldcon (think People’s Choice …

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Review: Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Seveneves

(Header art by WETA Workshop) This review contains minor spoilers. That last time I posted an article about Neal Stephenson it was after reading his monstrous, brilliant, and, some would say, inaccessible novel Anathem.  In that review I point out this …

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