Science fiction TV

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In Ascension by Martin MacInnes review – a deep dive into sea and space
Travelling from the ocean’s depths to the edge of the solar system, this subtle novel uses the tropes of sci-fi to remind us that there’s no place like our home planet

John Self

22, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
Mr Breakfast by Jonathan Carroll; Cold People by Tom Rob Smith; Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo; The House at the End of the World by Dean Koontz; Collision: Stories from the Science of Cern, edited by Rob Appleby and Connie Potter

Lisa Tuttle

13, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Greg Bear obituary
US science fiction writer whose novels combined a wide-ranging view of future technical developments with political speculation

Steve Holland

29, Dec, 2022 @5:19 PM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
Children of Memory by Adrian Tchaikovsky; The Red Scholar’s Wake by Aliette de Bodard; Celestial by MD Lachlan; The Dark Between the Trees by Fiona Barnett; Dark Arts by Eric Stener Carlson

Lisa Tuttle

16, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Kindred review – Octavia E Butler’s daring sci-fi novel makes for hit-and-miss TV
The acclaimed author’s book, about a woman traveling back in time to a slave plantation, is transformed into an overlong yet well-acted series

Lauren Mechling

13, Dec, 2022 @6:07 AM

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Five of the best science fiction and fantasy books of 2022
A deep space community, a compelling critique of empire, a UFO novel like no other and more

Adam Roberts

03, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
Psalms for the End of the World by Cole Haddon; The Violence by Delilah S Dawson; The Hollows by Daniel Church; Cold Water by Dave Hutchinson

Lisa Tuttle

11, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘If masterpiece means anything, it means Cat’s Cradle’: the Kurt Vonnegut novels everyone should read
On his centenary, there are many glories to honour, not least Slaughterhouse-Five. But his best book is this pocket epic in which the world ends to the tune of the false religion of Bokononism, thinks John Self

John Self

11, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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We Spread by Iain Reid review – a fine piece of weird fiction
A widow finds herself in a sinister care home, in this meditation on ageing, trauma and identity from the author behind I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Nina Allan

04, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Arthur C Clarke award goes to ‘thrilling’ verse novel by Harry Josephine Giles
Deep Wheel Orcadia, set on a distant space station struggling for survival, is praised by judges for ‘making you rethink what science fiction can do’

Sarah Shaffi

26, Oct, 2022 @7:30 PM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
HellSans by Ever Dundas; Leech by Hiron Ennes; Jackdaw by Tade Thompson; The Green Man of Eshwood Hall by Jacob Kerr; and The Black Maybe by Attila Veres

Lisa Tuttle

07, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Science fiction exhibition in London takes visitors on a journey into space
Voyage to the Edge of Imagination at the Science Museum uses AI and interactive exhibits to create an immersive experience

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

05, Oct, 2022 @4:27 PM

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