It’s no secret that I really love Will McIntosh’s books: I count Soft Apocalypse as one of my absolute favorite novels, and I was a big fan of Defenders. His latest novel Burning Midnight is now out, and it’s a strange, excellent book about the wonders of collecting and otherworldly horror. We had a chance to chat…
I’ve been a huge fan of Will McIntosh’s since I picked up his debut, Soft Apocalypse, and since then, he’s turned out fantastic novel after fantastic novel. In his latest, he turns a bizarre situation into a fast-paced YA adventure that doesn’t disappoint.
What will a future look like with an inhabited moon? That’s the focus of Ian McDonald’s latest novel, Luna: New Moon, and we recently had the chance to chat with him about how the story developed.
Octavia E. Butler died 10 years ago, but the power of her work and her inspiring life story haven’t dimmed one bit. Los Angeles arts nonprofit Clockshop has organized a yearlong series honoring the Pasadena native, “Radio Imagination,” with works created by artists and writers given full access to Butler’s archives.
2015 was a fantastic year for books, including a lot of titles that did things we’d never seen before. But 2016 looks like it could be just as incredible, including titles from some of our favorite authors. Here are the must-read science fiction and fantasy books of 2016.
This has been a really great year for science fiction, fantasy and horror books, taking us to fabulous worlds and opening our minds to new ideas and brilliant new characters. Here’s our list of the most amazing books we read this year.
Next week, Cheeky Frawg Publishing will release a collection of stories and novels from Finnish author Leena Krohn. The collection is a major translation for the author, and we’ve interviewed editor Jeff Vandermeer about the project.
With the end of the year coming up fast, two awards have started up their annual ‘recommended reading lists’ to look back on the year’s released works.
If you’re a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, you can now present your nominations for the 2016 Nebula Awards. The nomination period runs through February 15th, 2016.
There’s always been some level of tension between genre and literary fiction, but according to novelist David Mitchell, avoiding genre is a “bizarre act of self-mutilation”.
The British Fantasy Awards were handed out earlier today at FantasyCon 2015, celebrating excellence in fantasy literature.
This is a pretty incredible find: a map of Middle Earth featuring annotations from its creator, J.R.R. Tolkien was recently discovered in a copy of a book owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes, which sheds some light on some of the inspiration behind it.
Recently, The Folio Society has been putting together some beautiful science fiction and fantasy books: Dune and The Man in the High Castle each came out earlier this year. Now, Ursula K. Le Guin’s fantasy A Wizard of Earthsea will be getting its own special treatment, and will correct a long-standing issue that Le…
The latest trailer for the movie version of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is chock full of pride, prejudice, and yes, zombies. But it also has Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey in an eyepatch.
We’re big fans of Brian Staveley’s soon-to-be-completed trilogy The Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne: his first two books have marked him as an author to watch. Now, he’s signed with Tor for an additional four novels.
John Oliver briefly returned from Last Week Tonight’s summer vacation to provide a little back to school video, one that outlines everything students will not be taught in the upcoming year. Chief among them: Warren G. Harding nicknamed his penis “Jerry,” and European explorers and colonists were actually “genocidal…
What is the worst science fiction novel that you’ve ever read? It’s probably not worse than 2004’s Atlanta Nights, which was purposefully designed to be awful, for a specific reason: to expose a vanity publisher by getting it published. Barnes and Noble has a full rundown.
Earlier this week, Deadline reported that Ian McDonald’s forthcoming novel, Luna: New Moon, has been optioned for television. It joins the growing bookshelf of books that have been picked up to be developed into a television show, and it looks like a fantastic candidate.