05/25/2011 11:28 am ET Updated Jul 25, 2011

New Science Fiction Exhibit At The British Library

The literary genre of science fiction isn't terribly accessible. Widely seen as an extension of man's anxiety over the future, sci-fi is usually affiliated with geeks and/or militant feminists pawing over the otherworldly. As eminent science fiction writer Gwyneth Jones tells us: it was written by and for "skilled working class men" who applied their "technical know-how" to fantasy.

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