A good guide for those who want to understand more about definitions and history of the genre
Venus. Following the recent report of life-chemicals found in its atmosphere, is it any wonder that we’re all thinking swampy things again?
What is love? Sam tackles the age old mystery.
Scide Splitters reviews an anthology of dark comedies originally published by the people that brought you such fine car repair manuals as Dune.
he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!
It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. Kate Wilhelm is one of the cornerstones of the science fiction industry, and many consider this her best work.
Revisiting an excellent interview with Grand Master James Gunn
One author gets onto the list a second time!
A well traveled novel makes its way on to our Best of All Time list.
This week we are going back before the science fiction awards were created to find our entry into the list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. In fact, we are going back before science fiction was science fiction. Science fiction has always been around, but it wasn’t until the 20th Century that […]
A new inductee into the Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
The Greatest SF Novels of ALL TIME list enters new territory!
RK Troughton continues to assemble a list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time, based on objective measures
The fifth inductee into Amazing Stories list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time.
Dune has now been added to our list of the Greatest SF Novels of All Time!
Tanya rounds up the past months’ offerings in translation.
Continuing the assemblage of the greatest SF novels of all time – objectively
Fantastic Books releases the ebook edition of Tom Purdom’s collection to celebrate his elevation to Geek of the Week status
Frederick Pohl’s Gateway explores both space and the self.
STOP THE PRESSES! AMAZING STORIES will begin publication of a special 88th anniversary edition of the magazine on April 1st, 2014. April 1st may be April Fools Day, but this is no joke. Beginning Tuesday, April 1st, the contents of Amazing Stories’ 88th Anniversary issue (April 2014, Volume 75, Number 1, Whole Number 610) will […]
Now there are classic science fiction stories, and then there are classic science fiction stories used by educators to introduce young impressionable readers and writers to the age old argument of science and religion. The Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. Clarke is THAT kind of story.
In the 1980s, DC comics found a different way to adapt some sf classics…introducing the Graphic Album
An interview with Gary K. Wolfe discussing his work as a reviewer and his opinions about the Science Fiction genre.
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Steve begins a new series of reviews devoted to examining the contents of what is arguably the single greatest anthology of science fiction’s first half-century – The Science Fiction Hall Of Fame, edited by Robert Silverberg and selected by the members of SFWA. Individual stories will be examined in order, with particular attention being paid to their suitability for today’s readers, as well as their place in SF literary history.
China soft-lands a rover on the Moon; NPR Features Filk; Charlies Stross warns that your frickin frying pan may be spying on you…and if that isn’t enough, Amazing Stories makes the case for Chuck Jones, famed cartoon director, having anticipated the Chinese Moon landing in his featurette Haredevil Hare from 1948!
While many have guarded the secret to great science fiction, others have agreed to share this wonderful insight. I asked some of the greatest minds in the industry to whisper their secrets to us. What follows is a mixture of method and advice.
Notable and award winning authors talk about what’s on their science fiction reading list.
Some of the brightest minds in the science fiction industry talk about how they perceived this ever evolving juggernaut, how the science fiction industry had changed since they first found their way into it, and where the industry was headed. What follows is their amazing insight.