The list of books I’d recommend to someone who wants to start reading sci-fi has now ben updated, with this tale from a master storyteller telling a different kind of sci-fi story.
From Bengal and Maharashtra, to Karnataka, Assam, and Tamil Nadu, a brief overview of Indian scientists and their contribution to science fiction literature.
Revisiting Frank Herbert’s seminal – and enjoyable – must-read epic of political intrigue, human emotions, ecology, imperialism, mysticism, messianic deliverance, and more. Soon to be a Denis Villeneuve film.
From calling Google the devil, breaking down Amazon’s BS machine, and the time she ‘tricked’ Playboy and bought a Volkswagen bus, to the time refused to blurb a sci-fi anthology, four times Ursula Le Guin showed us what she’s made of.
Award-winning science fiction author, cyberguru and technopundit, Bruce Sterling on Aadhaar, Fake News and cyberpunk.
Communicating science via fiction and art, Nobel Prize winner Kip Thorne – a rock star in his own right – continues to make waves with his work, well after his ‘retirement’.
Time flies. Or rather, it travels. Especially when you go on a trip to new worlds every week. As we …
From aliens attacking India, immortals and supernatural detectives to a reality-altering child, and a distraught mother in a near-future dystopia, they’re all in here.
It isn’t Seth MacFarlane setting Family Guy in space, but something better. A spoof or a parody it’s not. And if you haven’t seen it, here’s a discovery you may come to enjoy. Here’s why.
A review of Sami Ahmad Khan’s alien invasion sci-fi thriller, Aliens in Delhi.
The high-tech sci-fi of AI & distributed systems, that reads like a fantasy novel in a no-tech world, and which introduced ‘thalient’ entities.
It was a dark and stormy night in June, when Lord Byron issued a famous writing challenge, during the summer …
I recently attended a session in Bengaluru that aimed to introduce science fiction to people who’d like to get into …
‘Science fiction is nothing but reality ahead of schedule.’ This pithy, thought-provoking definition of sci-fi doesn’t come to us from …
One part near-future scifi in a post-internet world, one part locked-room murder mystery, and two parts fast-paced Hitchcockian thriller, with a dash of Hammett.