Many say this short fiction anthology a must-have for fans of science fiction & fantasy. I disagree.
When was the last time a major sci-fi series was based on paintings in an art book?
Contemporary SF Classics featuring books by Ian McDonald, MR Carey, Liu Cixin, Adam Roberts, Nnedi Okorafor, Annalee Newitz and Gareth L Powell.
Featuring Q&As with Allen Steele, Samit Basu, Karl Schroeder, Bruce Sterling, Malka Older, Yudhanjaya Wijeratne and Adam Roberts.
‘…the last true science fiction writer’ were the words the writer and critic, Damien Walter used to describe Adam Roberts …
Before Krrish, before Ra.One, before Nagraj and Shaktimaan, Big B was was Supremo!
Missing good space opera? Intergalactic adventures, interstellar intrigue, ancient aliens, sentient spaceships and space battles in a fun, fulfilling book? Here’s a good read that’ll scratch that itch.
Want to dip your toes into sci-fi? Or dive deep into the genre? This list is for you.
An engaging sci-fi comic that’s well worth the money spent and time invested, for more reason than just that it’s from Indian creators.
SF writer par excellence. Editor beyond compare. The most contentious man on the planet. The fox in the SF hen coop.
A review of Kumar L’s novel of first contact, Earth to Centauri: The First Journey.
In which we talk about his award-winning Numbercaste, big data, credit scores, Sri Lankan sci-fi, Commonwealth Empire, his alternative history trilogy, ‘crafting one’s own Iron Throne’, and more.
Had enough of big-budget extravaganzas where it looks like they spent a lot of money on a lot of things …
An overview of a book for anyone interested in the idea of Time and Time Travel – James Gleick’s Time Travel: A History, a book that’s bigger on the inside.
A look at some interesting words coined in works of science fiction (that need to be used more!)
And as with many classics, so it is with 2001: A Space Odyssey, that the behind-the-scenes stories are equally fascinating.
“History does not reveal its alternatives”. Thankfully, we have alternate histories. Here’s just some of them.
An overview of Infomocracy, the sci-fi political thriller about the future of democracy in an age of Information; with an exclusive Q&A with its author, Malka Older.
A brief history of Stephen Hawking and his love of sci-fi & pop culture including the one bit of his work he wished science fiction writers would use (they haven’t, yet).
Here then, are just some works from Indian women writers whose SF you should definitely be reading – if you haven’t already that is!