FICTION / Science Fiction / High Tech
Jul 1, 2014 — Astrophysicist Adam Frank shares his summer reading list. As one would expect, it's heavy on science fiction and soul searching.
Jun 25, 2014 — The fourth volume in James S.A. Corey's Expanse series jumps far beyond our puny solar system to paint an epic struggle between colonists on a distant planet — livened with well-drawn small details.
Dec 5, 2012 — From post-apocalyptic character studies to speculative paleontology, reviewer Annalee Newitz says this year's best science fiction stretches boundaries and crosses genres. She also sees a strong resurgence in political themes, with a focus on civilizations on the brink of transformation or collapse.
Jun 19, 2012 — These five books will suck you into strange worlds, but leave you full of questions about our own. These page turners have pleasingly complicated political and social subtexts, morphing space battles into philosophical debates and zombie hordes into political satire.