Science fiction books

Article image
The end of men: the controversial new wave of female utopian fiction
There have been many novels that imagine a world without men – but are these books reductive or freeing?

Sandra Newman

25, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

Article image
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel review – a time-travelling triumph
The Station Eleven author’s brilliant novel flits between disparate lives past and future, and the detective patching them together

Alexander Larman

15, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

Article image
Meet the former Nazi rocket scientist who all too accurately saw the future | John Naughton
As well as serving in the SS and a second act as a Nasa engineer, Wernher von Braun wrote a Martian sci-fi novel with a prescient twist…

John Naughton

14, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

Article image
The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
Appliance by JO Morgan; Book of Night by Holly Black; The Pharmacist by Rachelle Atalla; Beautiful Star by Yukio Mishima; Eversion by Alastair Reynolds

Lisa Tuttle

13, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

Article image
Brave New World by Fred Fordham review – brilliant Huxley reboot
This rip-roaring graphic retelling of the Aldous Huxley classic brings to mind Fritz Lang, Spielberg and vintage comics

Rachel Cooke

26, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

Article image
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel review – time-travel drama
This ingenious follow-up to Station Eleven finds intimate human interest in a future of moon colonies, pandemics and paranormal investigation

Marcel Theroux

20, Apr, 2022 @6:30 AM

Article image
Metronome review – dystopian island drama that packs a punch
A couple exiled by an authoritarian government begin to have doubts about their situation – and each other – in Tom Watson’s entertaining debut

Lucy Popescu

17, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

Article image
Emily St John Mandel: ‘Readers have tattoos from Station Eleven. It blows my mind’
The Canadian author on how her pandemic novel became a lockdown phenomenon and inspired a hit TV series

Emma Brockes

09, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

Article image
The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
Moon Witch, Spider King by Marlon James; Braking Day by Adam Oyebanji; Amongst Our Weapons by Ben Aaronovitch; Stringers by Chris Panatier; The Cuckoo Cage edited by Ra Page

Lisa Tuttle

08, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

Article image
Why Dune should win the best picture Oscar
Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of the (first half of) Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic is an immersive blockbuster that actually makes the extraterrestrial future feel otherworldly

Adrian Horton

15, Mar, 2022 @6:54 AM

Article image
The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda; Lambda by David Musgrave; Plutoshine by Lucy Kissick; The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi; and The Way of the Worm by Ramsey Campbell

Lisa Tuttle

11, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

Article image
The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
The This by Adam Roberts; All the White Spaces by Ally Wilkes; The Embroidered Book by Kate Heartfield; The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews; Echo by Thomas Olde Heuvelt; and They by Kay Dick

Lisa Tuttle

11, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

1 / 140 pages