This Is One Of The Best Months Ever For Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

No kidding. This month is just crushingly incredible, when it comes to new science fiction and fantasy books. Including a new William Gibson, Ann Leckie's Ancillary sequel, Gillian Anderson's science fiction novel, Ann Rice's new Lestat book, new Chuck Palahniuk, and so much more. Here are 27 must-read titles. » 10/01/14 1:29pm 10/01/14 1:29pm

2012 Clarke Award finalists celebrate the diversity of science fiction

The Clarke Awards are always an interesting award to watch, because they're selected by a panel of judges who read widely in the field — and thus, some surprises can creep in. This year's six finalists include one book I've never heard of, and also run the gamut of every type of science fiction. Here's the list: » 3/26/12 4:00pm 3/26/12 4:00pm

The Woman Who Saves Humanity From Itself in "The Margarets"

In Sheri S. Tepper's The Margarets, nominated for the Clarke, a woman's identity is shattered into seven parts, each going on interplanetary missions to save humanity. This is magical space opera mixed with hardcore eco-politics. » 4/13/09 5:17pm 4/13/09 5:17pm