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All the Most Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books in November!

November's books are full of fantastical greatness. There's a sinister alternate history by Robert Charles Wilson, a new Gene Wolfe novel, and a historical epic by Nicola Griffith. Plus the definitive collection of 21st century science fiction. Here are all the science fiction and fantasy books you can't miss in… » 11/05/13 9:00am 11/05/13 9:00am

An incredible short story told from the perspective of the alien in John Carpenter's The Thing

If you love the John Carpenter version of The Thing and are dreading the remake coming to a theater near you, or if you just love stories that successfully represent a truly alien point of view, then you need to read Peter Watts' Hugo-nominated story "The Things." It's the John Carpenter flick, but from the point of… » 10/14/11 8:30am 10/14/11 8:30am

SF Author Peter Watts Gets A Fine Instead Of Prison Time

Peter Watts, author of Blindsight and the Rifters Trilogy, faced his sentencing today after a St. Clair County jury found him guilty of assaulting/restricting/obstructing a police officer. Watts could have faced up to two years in prison for the incident, in which U.S. Customs And Border Protection officers claimed he… » 4/27/10 11:37am 4/27/10 11:37am