Survival, the most recent by Ben Bova, continues his Star Quest series. It’s a contemporary take on a familiar kind of SF, with some grounding in credible science.
March 30, 2018
Corey Doctorow’s 2017 novel takes place in a future we can almost touch, and follows the attempts to found a better society—and the forces that impede it. It concerns post-scarcity, climate change, ubiquitous surveillance, revolt against established oligarchies, trans- and post-humanism—and Doctorow has identified it as a kind of prequel to his debut novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom.
One could even imagine these events happening a decade after Little Brother.
January 4, 2018
The last of our 2018 list challenges is now ready, and can be found here. Expect to see a link collecting all four lists on the sidebar by the end of the weekend, and monthly posts for people to talk about how they are doing on these challenges.
December 31, 2017
According to Bureau 42 readers, the greatest science fiction novel of all time is Frank Herbert’s Dune. Join us again next year when we will be voting to determine the greatest science fiction hero of all time. Suggestions are welcome.
December 24, 2017
The last round of voting takes place here. Which will it be: The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress or Dune?
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