Edgar Allan Poe was a master of the macabre and horror writer extraordinaire as also the progenitor of the modern detective story. But his contributions to science fiction are not very well known.
A very brief introduction to modern science fiction from the People’s Republic of China.
A review of the Sri Lankan author’s first book in the alt-history Commonwealth Empire trilogy, The Inhuman Race.
A novel with a fresh take on a classic science fiction theme, Semiosis is a tale of first contact with unlikely, unexpected ‘aliens’.
There may have been a time when sci-fi and fantasy was considered too low-brow or a genre on the fringes. …
We look at four notable Indian SF books that stood out in 2018.
Action & adventure in an alternate world, and yes, giant robots mark this coming-of-age tale as Peter Tieryas returns to the world of the United States of Japan.
The findings of the latest report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change makes for alarming reading. Can climate-fiction help reverse some climate change?
A sci-fi techno-thriller, Bandwidth is a timely geopolitical tale about the power of ‘the Feed’
Ram V speaks about his journey, his influences, comicsgaters, what Indian publishers could do better, and what makes him write more sci-fi.
A small tribute to the genius translator of Asterix, Austerlitz and more – Anthea Bell, who’s left this world to go make god laugh.
Experience and explore great science fiction short stories with a podcast unlike any other with Star Trek’s Geordi La Forge.
Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories – published in India by Zubaan Books – cements Vandana Singh’s status as one of the most compelling voices in contemporary literature, SF or otherwise.
By the time I finished the four short stories contained in that book, I was a Cordwainer Smith fan for life.
Take a break with a light take on serious topics, with a science fiction novel that’s a satire and a thriller, all at once.
In which SF writers offer their perspectives on how today’s science and technologies could evolve and impact our tomorrows.
A Q&A with scientist, science fiction author and futurist Dr. David Brin on sci-fi, space programs, privacy, Aadhaar, AI and more.
With the comic series having recently concluded, a look at the immensely gratifying science fiction epic from Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen.
An electrifying read about a world where the balance of power is inverted, and men are the weaker sex.
In a world where data is king, can people survive as more than bits of information?