Selections from Ursula K. Le Guin’s “The Dispossessed”

"Like all walls it was ambiguous, two-faced. What was inside it and what was outside it depended upon which side of it you were on." "She did not reassure him. She did not tell him he was like everyone else. She said, "I'll never know anyone like you again, Shev." All the same, a rejection …

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The retro science fantasy art of Peter Andrew Jones

Even if you haven't heard of him before, if you've read a science fiction or fantasy novel or played a fantasy RPG in the last few decades, odds are you've seen work by British painter Peter Andrew Jones, whose career in science fiction and fantasy illustration spans more than forty years. His style, while most …

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The Problem with “The Three-Body Problem”

From a recent review of Cixin Liu's Nebula Award-nominated and Hugo Award-winning "The Three-Body Problem" on Big Think: "Why We Should Really Stop Trying to Contact Aliens" by Robby Berman Cixin’s writing is beyond smart — it’s brilliant — and it's science fiction of the best kind, with mind-boggling ideas and perceptions, and characters you …

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