Category Archives: Classics

Review: The Drowned World by J. G. Ballard

the_drowned_world In The Drowned World, the sun’s become too hot (130°F on a good day), and the cities of the world are submerged. Humanity is now collected down in Antartica or above the Arctic circle.

(This was written in 1962, so way before the current climate change troubles.)

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The 23 Best Science Fiction Books of All Time

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“Best” is a hugely subjective term, and not to be trusted. So here, “Best” means, “a consensus based on dozens of other lists, infused with my own personal bias.”

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Dune

 

Sneak preview of forthcoming graphic novel.

Sneak preview of forthcoming graphic novel.

Written almost 50 years ago, Dune is the world’s best-selling science fiction novel. As recently as 2012, the readers of Wired magazine voted it the top science fiction novel of all time. Continue reading