Ask Saladin Ahmed Anything You Want About Throne of the Crescent Moon

In July, the io9 Book Club read Saladin Ahmed's Throne of the Crescent Moon. Now Ahmed is coming to answer your questions about the book today, July 30, from 11:30-12:30 PST. Ask him whatever you want about the book! » 7/30/12 9:07am 7/30/12 9:07am

Ask Charles Yu what inspired him to be a science fiction writer

Charles Yu is the author of one of the best SF novels of 2011, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, and this week he's published a new book of short stories, Sorry Please Thank You (you can read one of the stories in it for free, here). » 7/24/12 1:30pm 7/24/12 1:30pm

Ask Andrew Kessler about NASA's missions to Mars

As you may know, on August 6, NASA's Curiosity rover — the most advanced robot ever sent to another planet — will land on Mars. NASA called the mission "the most important event in the history of planetary exploration." » 7/23/12 10:30am 7/23/12 10:30am

Nick Denton is here to talk about how Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels…

Most people know Nick Denton as the founder of io9's parent company, Gawker Media. Today he's a notorious media entrepreneur, but his inspiration began with science fiction. My first conversation with him was about the Syfy series Battlestar Galactica. Later, he revealed that he'd read Isaac Asimov's celebrated… » 7/17/12 12:00pm 7/17/12 12:00pm

Ask Jo Walton anything you want about Among Others

In June, the io9 Book Club read Jo Walton's Among Others. Now Walton is coming to answer your questions about the book today, June 29. Feel free to ask her questions about her other books, but for the most part we'll focus on Among Others. » 6/28/12 1:47pm 6/28/12 1:47pm