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In her new book, Danish poet Olga Ravn writes with open love, pity, and compassion for her strange yet familiar creations.
Amazon’s Tales from the Loop has introduced a new audience to the speculative worlds of the Swedish artist, whose books depict worlds in which humanity has, in one way or another, run afoul of technology.
A recent government report gave UFOs a rebrand, but so many basic questions remain unanswered.
Amidst a boys’ club of ’70s-era comics, Shary Flenniken’s Trots and Bonnie was unique for its feminist depiction of the political and sexual awakening of young women.
Celebrated novelists John Crowley and Elizabeth Hand discuss Hand’s new novel and the ways that historical fiction can and cannot answer our questions about the past.
Science fiction author Ted Chiang wrote the story for the Academy Award–winning film Arrival. Now his new collection of short stories gives us further glimpses of possible futures.
The cult artist and author proves an evasive subject for biography, a fact that would surely have delighted him.
A science fiction writer remembers his early correspondences with Ursula Le Guin.
On this day, the Crows of the region joined the history of People, and their own history began.
A new biography of Norman Bel Geddes, designer of the Futurama, tells the story of American innovation.
Let's all move to the moon.
Paul Park’s fantasy troubles the line between fiction and reality.
Adults Should Read Joan Aiken's Wolves.
Remembering Ray Bradbury (1920–2012)
It’s strange to think of Katchor’s work as lifelike, but there it is. Its lifelikeness is partly a function of the felt possibility of ongoing randomness inherent in the comic-strip mode.
Nicholson Baker grows up.
Remembering Thomas Disch.
Leslie Epstein’s magic.
Rosamond Purcell's Natural History.
Reading Richard Hughes.
Walt Kelly’s Pogo.