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Tag Archives: sf
Over the past week I asked people to volunteer our book club‘s next reading. The topic: science fiction. The list: around 33 crowdsourced and curated titles collected over the past two years. And the winner? 73 votes were cast, leading … Continue reading
Now that we’ve finished with Tressie Cottom’s Lower Ed (here are all of my notes and your comments), we can consider our next reading. And it’s time our book club returned to near future science fiction. Yes, it’s time to … Continue reading
In 2016, why do so many people disdain the science fiction and fantasy genres*? This is a question my daughter often asks me. She’s 21 now (a fact which feel like both science fiction and fantasy, some days) and has … Continue reading
Onward with reading science fiction! Last month we started exploring near-future science fiction, to see what insights could be gleaned about the next decade or so, and to have fun. I organized titles and timelines via posts here, and people … Continue reading
Maybe the long boom of technological disruption will slow down, ponders sf writer Charlie Stross. We are undeniably living through the era of the Great Acceleration; but it’s probably[*] a sigmoid curve, and we may already be past the steepest … Continue reading
John Crowley, brilliant writer of splendid speculative fiction, meditates on the future in the most recent Lapham’s. I’d like to draw attention to two main points, beyond the brooding lushness of Crowley’s prose. First, there’s a futuring method on display. Even if … Continue reading