Celebrate H.P. Lovecraft with amazing fiction and essays!

It's always a great time to pay homage to the master of eldritch horror — and The Revelator is here for you, with a fantastic H.P. Lovecraft themed issue. There's a highly entertaining editorial, plus amazing fiction by Meghan McCarron and Laird Barron. McCarron's "Lovecraft in Brooklyn" not only takes its name from a… » 1/02/13 12:50pm 1/02/13 12:50pm

One anthology contains the most amazing visions of future Japan

In his introduction to The Future is Japanese, co-editor Nick Mamatas notes that Japanese Science Fiction is just like "Western Science Fiction, in that it is hard and soft, dark and whimsical, rigorous and fantastical." And Mamatas' new book, coedited with Masumi Washington, serves as a fantastic bridge between… » 8/28/12 4:00pm 8/28/12 4:00pm

All The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Afford to Miss in…

Emily Dickinson had it wrong: There is no star cruiser like a book. When you want to journey past the furthermost limits of your own imagination, you turn to books. And August's new book releases are just packed with brilliant new ideas and thrilling stories, from some of the world's best writers. » 8/03/12 4:29pm 8/03/12 4:29pm

Nuclear-Gnome Novel Channels A Punk-Rock Vonnegut

In Nick Mamatas' weird political cartoon of a novel, Under My Roof, a man named Daniel Weinberg decides to build his own nuclear bomb out of hundreds of used smoke detectors, and then declares that his house, and its yard, are an independent country named Weinbergia. The bomb, inside a garden gnome, provides the… » 4/09/08 1:10pm 4/09/08 1:10pm