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Kurt Vonnegut

5 Great Novels to Help You Forget Star Wars

It seems that the Los Angeles Times rung in the New Year with a piece controversially noting that Star Wars is not the beginning and end of science fiction. It lists five great SF novels and it pleases us greatly that three of them are SF Masterworks. Can you guess which author is described as […]

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out the books Team Gollancz are reading this weekend.. Gillian – An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Emily – Duncton Wood by William Horwood Amy – Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard Darren – The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North Marcus – Where Have All The Boys Gone? by […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Sirens of Titan

A science fiction masterpiece from the acclaimed author of Slaughterhouse 5. A classic, ripe with wit and eloquence and a cascade of inventiveness ~ Brian Aldiss   When Winston Niles Rumfoord flies his spaceship into a chrono-synclastic infundibulum he is converted into pure energy and only materializes when his waveforms intercept Earth or some other […]

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Everything Unscrews

It’s obvious, isn’t it? Literature reflects events in the real world, and is influenced by them. Except for science fiction and fantasy, which have nothing to tell us about the human condition or the state of our culture. That’s the judgement of people who never read the stuff; the supercilious commentators, and the self-appointed arbiters […]

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