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Protostar: An Interview with Braxton A. Cosby

Loren Kleinman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Multi-award-winning author Braxton A. Cosby is a dreamer who evolved from concepts on pen and paper to pixels and keyboards. He tells stories that evoke emotions and stimulate thought.

These 7 Books Predicted The Future With Eerie, Unbelievable Accuracy

Posted 10.21.2013 | Books

The late Tom Clancy was known for his uncanny ability to accurately predict future events with his fiction writing. His 1994 novel, "Debt of Honor," d...

The Legacy of Katniss, or, Why We Should Stop 'Protecting' Manhood and Teach Boys to Embrace the Heroine

Elizabeth Vail | Posted 02.02.2013 | Books
Elizabeth Vail

Reading is supposed to expand one's horizons. It's supposed to enable people to experience lives and cultures and people they would otherwise never get to -- and maybe even discover that the people who live those lives aren't so very different.

That Magic Something

Rachael Berkey | Posted 10.08.2012 | Books
Rachael Berkey

There are times that I read a story and think to myself: "Wow, what wouldn't I give to be able to write like that?"

What Is Science Fiction Good For?

Ed Finn | Posted 08.04.2012 | College
Ed Finn

As it turns out, science fiction is a great educational tool for getting people to think seriously about the future. Imagining a world with actual people in it forces you to create not just the technologies of the future but societies with blind spots and ethical challenges.

Books: Kim Stanley Robinson's Latest Sci-Fi Gem 2312

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.24.2012 | Books
Michael Giltz

Robinson's story is gripping, funny, and rich with vivid characters. It describes a possible future in such vivid and exciting ways you can't wait for it to arrive. But Robinson doesn't just spell out future possibilities; he inhabits them.

Unusual Literary Halloween Costumes

Madeleine Crum | Posted 12.14.2011 | Books

It’s cooling off and coffee shops are finally re-introducing pumpkin-flavored lattes. This means just one thing: the season for costume shopping has...

Orwell, Bradbury, Stephen King And More

io9.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were bu...

Zombies Vs. Trekkies: New Book Pits 'Trek' Fans Against The Undead (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last year's genre-bending smash hit "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" was a wholly original book that added to the cultural zombie craze of late. Now,...

Fahrenheit 451 Movie?

startribune.com | Michael Jones, Writers Guild of America via Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author of "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" is trying to develop film versions of both books. He's also working on a collection of sho...