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Month: January 2016

Science Fiction’s Lost Romantics For Those Who Love the Classic Romantics of Yesteryear

by Paul

Categories: Books

I’ve been reading Cannonbridge by Jonathan Barnes. It’s not a great novel, but its quite fun in its way. In one strand of the story we glimpse incidents in the life of 19th century novelist, poet and playwright Matthew Cannonbridge. He turns up out of the storm at the Villa Diodati just as Dr Polidori and […]

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Book Review: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

by Paul

There are some books you read that other people have praised wildly, and you just don’t share that enthusiasm. Yet you can’t quite work out why. The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers is one of those books. Becky Chambers financed the writing of the novel with a Kickstarter campaign. The novel was […]

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Best Science Fiction Books by David Hartwell

by Paul

Categories: People

Science fiction is a genre shaped by its editors. Hugo Gernsback gave 20th century science fiction its pulpy, space operatic birth. John W. Campbell gave us the sharp-edged hard sf that is still how many people perceive the genre today. The editor who best deserves to complete that triumvirate is David Hartwell, who has died, […]

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Best Science Fiction Books TOP 25 List Updated + NEW LISTS

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Categories: Lists

We’ve finally updated rewritten our main TOP LIST — the Top 25 Best Science Fiction Books. And we’ve added 4 new lists to boot! You may also notice that we’ve FINALLY updated our BLOG theme as well — the new custom theme has been in development for the past 3 months and we’ve finally finished it. […]

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