15 classic science fiction and fantasy novels that publishers rejected

Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were buried in rejection slips, before they finally broke in. Here are 15 classic novels that publishers didn't want to touch. » 10/19/10 3:36pm 10/19/10 3:36pm

With This Immortal, Roger Zelazny Brings the Gods Down to Earth

One of two Hugo-winning novels from 1966, This Immortal laid the groundwork for later divine masterpieces and turned action on an epic scale into something new and intimate, without sacrificing the sense of wonder. » 3/27/10 5:00pm 3/27/10 5:00pm