Emily Mandel's Station Eleven Is A Finalist For The PEN/Faulkner Award!

Emily St. John Mandel's post-apocalyptic novel Station Eleven was already a finalist for the National Book Award, but now it's racked up another encomium. It's one of the finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award. And separately, George R.R. Martin pimped it pretty hard for the Hugo. » 3/10/15 2:30pm 3/10/15 2:30pm

High Concept Post-Apocalyptic Novel: A Blinding White Flash, then…

Peter Crowther's PS Publishing has put out some of the UK's most cutting-edge books of late, and now he's publishing his own trilogy with Angry Robot Books. In Darkness Falling, a blinding light covers the Earth... then the nightmare begins. » 1/17/11 3:00pm 1/17/11 3:00pm

As Our World Crumbles, Readers Clamor For Science Fiction

In these troubled times, whether you're looking for some simple escapism or a vision of how things could be even worse, science fiction has the answer. And book sales are starting to reflect that. » 4/13/09 3:00pm 4/13/09 3:00pm