Science fiction books

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Malorie Blackman on seeing her sci-fi novel about a pig heart transplant come true
When the children’s author wrote Pig Heart Boy in the late 1990s about a boy who has revolutionary surgery she knew that it might be possible one day

Malorie Blackman

25, Jan, 2022 @4:13 PM

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Jodorowsky animated Dune in development, says crypto group
Spice DAO, who bought a copy of the 1970s concept art for £2m in November, says a limited series is going ahead despite questions over copyright

David Barnett

24, Jan, 2022 @12:43 PM

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How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu review – a new plague
This affecting debut stretching thousands of years into the future charts the effects of a global pandemic

Nina Allan

20, Jan, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Martha Wells continues run of female Hugo award winners
Wells’s novel Network Effect takes top science fiction award, the sixth successive win for a woman in what was once an almost exclusively male honour roll

David Barnett

20, Dec, 2021 @1:57 PM

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How will humanity endure the climate crisis? I asked an acclaimed sci-fi writer | Daniel Aldana Cohen
In Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel The Ministry for the Future, climate disasters kill tens of millions of people – and that’s a scenario he portrays as relatively optimistic

Daniel Aldana Cohen

09, Dec, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Five of the best science fiction and fantasy books of 2021
A locked-room mystery, interstellar office politics, a masterful space opera and more

Adam Roberts

03, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Every by Dave Eggers review – big tech is watching you
This dystopian Silicon Valley sequel is witty, but the satire is underpowered

Sara Collins

19, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror
Cosmogramma by Courttia Newland; The Love Makers by Aifric Campbell; The Second Shooter by Nick Mamatas; Dead Relatives by Lucie McKnight Hardy; and Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune

Lisa Tuttle

12, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Realists of a larger reality wanted: Ursula K Le Guin prize for fiction to launch in 2022
Award aims to honour imaginative fiction that champions ‘hope and freedom, alternatives to conflict and a holistic view of humanity’s place in the natural world’

Alison Flood

21, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Dune: science fiction’s answer to Lord of the Rings
Frank Herbert’s novel, now adapted for cinema with Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya, is finally getting the recognition it deserves, agree authors including Neil Gaiman and Jeff VanderMeer

Alison Flood

18, Oct, 2021 @7:34 AM

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
Far From the Light of Heaven by Tade Thompson; The Cabinet by Un-su Kim; Femlandia by Christina Dalcher; When Things Get Dark edited by Ellen Datlow; The Workshop of Filthy Creation by Richard Gadz

Lisa Tuttle

08, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Laura Jean McKay wins the Arthur C Clarke award
The Australian writer has won the prestigious science fiction prize for her debut novel The Animals in That Country

Alison Flood

27, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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