10 Weirdest Science Fiction Novels That You've Never Read

Science fiction is great when it's weird. Really bizarre science fiction takes you on a wild ride, blowing past genre conventions and depositing you someplace miles from where you started. But where can you find the truly odd stuff? » 2/28/12 10:28am 2/28/12 10:28am

How can a scifi story's language reflect its far-flung setting?

In "Language and science fiction," Paul Kincaid notes a curious predicament science fiction authors face — often, scifi stories occur in the unfathomable future or another world, so how can a book's language sound exotic (and not anachronistic)? » 6/06/10 1:36pm 6/06/10 1:36pm