Sci-Fi Books

These 8 Books Helped Make Elon Musk the Genius He Is Today

Elon Musk has risen as one of the greatest minds of the 21st century through his many business and scientific contributions. The Tesla...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 11:13AM

NYCC 2017: Sci-Fi Authors Explain Why We're Already Living in the Dystopian Sci-Fi Future

The topic of discussion in New York Comic-Con's "The End of the World and Questionable Futures" panel was, naturally, the apocalypse...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 5:38PM

NYCC 2017: 'The Martian' Author Andy Weir Talks About His New Book, 'Artemis'

The webcomic XKCD brilliantly summed up Andy Weir's The Martian in the following way:  "Do you know the scene in Apollo 13 where...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 07 October 2017 - 11:41AM

NYCC 2017: Sci-Fi Authors Sketch Out Our Future With Robots and AI

  The first panel we hit this year was a collection of sci-fi authors talking about robots, robot rights, artificial intelligence,...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 07 October 2017 - 10:25AM

Amazon TV Is Adapting Three Classic Sci-Fi Stories, Including 'Snow Crash' and 'Ringworld'

Amazon's television wing is looking to bring three cult classic sci-fi stories into the fold, and they're not afraid to get weird. The...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 September 2017 - 10:31AM

'Star Wars' Anthology Includes Stories Told From the POV of a Mouse Droid and Dead Obi-Wan

There is no shortage of Star Wars stories out there for hardcore fans who aren't satiated by the movies alone, and that reading list...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 15 September 2017 - 11:25AM

Dr. Phil Frana Explores the Past, Present, and Future of Matter Duplicators

  We previously interviewed Dr. Phil Frana about digital immortality, memory, and sci-fi utopias, but his presentation at Escape...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 03 September 2017 - 8:17PM

Legendary Sci-Fi Author Joe Haldeman Tells the Story Behind 'The Forever War'

Joe Haldeman’s guest panel at Escape Velocity 2017 started with a short, sweet introduction from Charles Hildebrant, from the Museum...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 03 September 2017 - 11:35AM

Science Fiction Author Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92

Award-winning science fiction author Brian W. Aldiss passed away on Saturday, August 19th, his family confirmed today via Twitter. ...

Carolyn Cox
Friday, 25 August 2017 - 6:55PM

Review: 'The God Peak' by Patrick Hemstreet Walks the Line Between Sci-Fi and Techno-Thriller

The God Peak is one of those rare, ambitious titles that runs the boundary between being a techno-thriller, hard sci-fi, and...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 - 2:08PM

Sci-Fi Author Patrick Hemstreet Talks About VR, Neuroscience, and His New Book, 'The God Peak'

Patrick Hemstreet might just be the most interesting man in the world--he's a neuroscientist, author, entrepreneur, former comedian,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 3:04PM

'Deadpool' Director Tim Miller to Direct the New 'Neuromancer' Movie

It's hard not to think of the unexpected departure of director Tim Miller from Deadpool 2 in terms of a messy breakup. Ryan Reynolds...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 10 August 2017 - 10:33AM

Neill Blomkamp Will Return to Cinema to Direct the Sci-Fi Thriller 'The Gone World'

Fans of District 9, Elysium, and the recent internet phenomenon Oats Studio rejoice! Neill Blomkamp is returning to making...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 - 10:07AM

HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Photo Shows the Dystopian Firemen Burning Books

First published way back in 1953, Ray Bradbury's iconic novel Fahrenheit 451 has always managed to stay relevant. Because at any given...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 20 July 2017 - 8:34PM

The Must-Watch Interview for George R.R. Martin & Stephen King Fans

The Season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones is less than a month away, and to celebrate, we're revisiting this amazing conversation...

Sara Barry
Friday, 23 June 2017 - 4:15PM

9 Freaky Predictions from Dystopian Novels That Have Come True

Dystopias are easy to come by these days. Whatever your anxiety about modern living may be, there’s a dystopian novel based around...

Early Bird Books
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 2:56PM

Interview: Sci-Fi Author Dan Koboldt Talks About 'Okja' and the Future of Genetics

Anybody who's ever watched a sci-fi movie with friends knows that half the fun of walking out of the theater is arguing over which...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 June 2017 - 4:07PM

HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Movie Adds 'The Mummy' Star Sofia Boutella

There's something to be said about a TV movie version of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, a groundbreaking novel that just so...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 - 8:38PM

Interview: Sci-Fi Author Nicky Drayden Talks About Her Trippy Debut Novel, "The Prey of Gods'

When people hear the terms "sci-fi" and "South Africa" in the same sentence, the knee-jerk reaction is to say "Oh, like District...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 June 2017 - 4:31PM

Review: Sci-Fi Novel "The Prey of Gods" Is a Mind-Bending Vision of Hallucinogenics, AI, and Zulu Gods

A professor of mine once said that the best stories teach you things--how sand dunes change the ecology of a planet (Dune), how to...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 June 2017 - 3:20PM