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Rob Latham

Do androids really dream of electric sheep?

by Paul

The other day, we linked to a post that talked about how the title, Blade Runner, originally came from an obscure novel by Alan E. Nourse. I was reminded of that when I came across a review of Blade Runner 2049 in The London Review of Books. It’s a pretty good review in general, more measured than some […]

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How to build your SF Reference Library: Essays

by Paul

If you start getting into the more academic areas of science fiction criticism, then you’re going to have to get used to dealing with essays. Much academic criticism comes in the form of essays (come to think of it, many books are really compilations of essays). Some of these are heavy going (there are always […]

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