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22 Jul 2019
Indigenous people have long had to imagine alternatives via apocalyptic thinking.
19 Jul 2019
For Bolaño, love and death are intrinsically linked in ways that can be sublime or tawdry, transcendent or corrupted.
17 Jul 2019
Historically, the specific subgenre of SF has mattered less to the Clarke than the ideas that writers advance within their chosen forms, and how well a given book’s form harmonizes with its content.
15 Jul 2019
The Arthur C. Clarke Award nominees for 2019 all tell stories about the incoherence of sentient identities.
14 Jul 2019
If the fantastic is the space to dream, then this is the constellation I’ve mapped to chart my own way home.
12 Jul 2019
Green Jay and Crow is an idea-driven novel, a narrative filled with what Darko Suvin calls nova, new ideas that here burst forth almost at once, and then continually.
10 Jul 2019
A Bond Undone's nested, even playful, structure is in perfect keeping with the rest of the novel’s balance between serious, deadly conflict and humorous dialogue.
8 Jul 2019
By the time you finish Red Moon, you have to wonder whether Robinson understands what our problems actually are.
5 Jul 2019
Stages of Rot is a graphic novel that pushes the idea of a visual story told through sequential panels almost to its limit.
3 Jul 2019
With Gilliam’s mad dream to adapt a thousand-page book about a knight-errant, his brave quest to see the story through, his drubbing by the giants and bandits of the film industry, his tilting at personal windmills, there’s only one word to describe the whole project: Kafkaesque.
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