Paramount To Turn Scifi Classic The Stars My Destination Into A Movie

Paramount is attempting to nail down the rights to The Stars My Destination, a super intense, space revenge novel that is pretty ripe for the big screen (if done correctly). » 3/02/15 8:40am 3/02/15 8:40am

10 Novels That Are More Action-Packed Than Most Summer Movies

It's summer movie season, the time when blockbuster films come out every week and we pit Vin Diesel against Wolverine. But how do you keep that cineplex excitement alive when you're at home on the couch? With books! Here are 10 science fiction novels that pack more non-stop thrills than Fast & Furious 6. Really. » 5/21/13 10:00am 5/21/13 10:00am

100 Wonderful and Terrible Movies That Never Existed

For every movie that makes it to your local cineplex, there are dozens that never come into existence. In another universe, Mel Gibson directed Fahrenheit 451, Terry Gilliam directed Watchmen, and Batman fought Godzilla. The history of movies is crammed full of weird almost-weres and could-have-beens. A lot of people… » 8/10/12 1:48pm 8/10/12 1:48pm

Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Who Never Wrote Sequels or…

Sometimes it seems like science fiction, and especially fantasy, are genres that lend themselves exclusively to trilogies and long-running series. But some of the greatest writers in speculative fiction have only written standalone novels, not series or trilogies. » 1/30/12 2:46pm 1/30/12 2:46pm

10 Debut Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels That Took the World by Storm

This month, many of us are trying to pound out a novel. The ultimate dream is to break into the publishing world with a debut that makes people sit up and take notice. And there's some good news on that front — some of science fiction and fantasy's most beloved writers have made a splash with their very first… » 11/03/11 10:08am 11/03/11 10:08am

10 Greatest Libertarian Science Fiction Stories

Looking for an antidote to Star Trek's utopian but overbearing Federation? Like your science fiction with a bigger emphasis on personal liberties? Then check out our list of the greatest libertarian science fiction. » 4/18/11 10:00am 4/18/11 10:00am

William Gibson reveals his favorite science fiction novels of all time

William Gibson shares his dearest science fiction novels with New York Magazine. The best is his blurb for Samuel R. Delany's Dhalgren. "It won't work unless you can allow it to become your head for a few weeks." [via DisInfo] » 5/31/10 3:00pm 5/31/10 3:00pm

SF Great Turns 'Tec: Alfred Bester Introduces Nero Wolfe

Have a free listen to 'Stamped for Murder,' the first episode of 'The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe' from October 20th, 1950. This episode was written by science fiction master Alfred Bester, starring Sidney Greenstreet as Nero Wolfe. » 12/19/09 1:00pm 12/19/09 1:00pm

The First Hugo Winner Probably Deserves the Ghetto

In "Blogging the Hugos," running biweekly, we'll explore the evolution of science fiction by looking at Hugo Award–winning novels in chronological order. Today: the very first Hugo winner, Alfred Bester's The Demolished Man, from 1953. » 10/18/09 11:00am 10/18/09 11:00am

10 Greatest Libertarian Science Fiction Stories

Looking for an antidote to Star Trek's utopian but overbearing Federation? Like your science fiction with a bigger emphasis on personal liberties? Then check out our list of the greatest libertarian science fiction... » 5/15/09 11:15am 5/15/09 11:15am