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Essays

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Wonderbook: Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction (Revised)

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Wonderbook: Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction (Revised)...

Jeff VanderMeer

Reference » Essays; Reference » Sci-Fi Reference; Reference » Essays; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference

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An expanded edition of the highly successful and beautifully illustrated writing companion [more]

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Informal History of the Hugos: Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards 1953-2000

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Informal History of the Hugos: Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards 1953-2000...

Jo Walton

Reference » Essays; Reference » Sci-Fi Literary Criticism; Science Fiction » Science; Science Fiction » Future Society; Science Fiction » Space; Science Fiction » Contemporary Sci-Fi

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From an acclaimed expert, an engaging personal survey of the finalists and winners of science fiction's Hugo Awards from their... [more]

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Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin

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Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction of Ursula K. Le...

Ursula K. Le Guin

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An essential collection of the astute and powerful non-fiction writing of the great Ursula K. Le Guin. [more]

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

Randall Frakes, Brooks Peck, Sidney Perkowitz, Matt Singer, Lisa Yaszek

Media » Media Reference; Media » Other Film, TV & Media; Reference » Sci-Fi Reference; Reference » Essays

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Invisible Planets

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Invisible Planets

Ken Liu

Fantasy » China; Reference » Essays; Science Fiction » Short Stories Sci-Fi; Science Fiction » Science; Science Fiction » Future Society; Science Fiction » Aliens

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13 visions of the future from China, translated by Hugo award-winning translator and author Ken Liu. [more]

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Marvels Black Widow from Spy to Superhero

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Marvels Black Widow from Spy to Superhero

Sherry Ginn

Reference » Essays; Media » Superheroes; Media » Marvel Universe

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First appearing in Marvel Comics in the 1960s, Natasha Romanoff, a.k.a. Black Widow, was introduced to movie audiences in... [more]

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Broken Stars

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Broken Stars

Ken Liu

Fantasy » China; Reference » Essays; Science Fiction » Short Stories Sci-Fi; Science Fiction » Science; Science Fiction » Future Society; Science Fiction » Aliens

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Ken Liu presents a new anthology of Chinese short speculative fiction. [more]

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Daniel Clowes Reader (GN): Ghost World: Nine Short Stories and Critical Material

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Daniel Clowes Reader (GN): Ghost World: Nine Short Stories and Critical...

Ken Parille, Ken Parille

Reference » Essays; Reference » Sci-Fi Literary Criticism; Science Fiction » Short Stories Sci-Fi; Media » Graphic Novel; Award Winners » Ignatz Award

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This landmark collection features 10 of Clowes' most influential graphic narratives, along with interviews in which he talks... [more]

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Dune and Philosophy

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Dune and Philosophy

Jeffrey Nicholas

Reference » Sci-Fi Reference; Reference » Essays; Science Fiction » Future Society

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Frank Herbert's Dune is the biggest-selling science fiction story of all time; the original book and its numerous sequels... [more]

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Gene Roddenberrys Star Trek: The Original Cast Adventures

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Gene Roddenberrys Star Trek: The Original Cast Adventures

Douglas Brode, Shea T. Brode

Reference » Essays; Science Fiction » Future Society; Science Fiction » Aliens; Science Fiction » Military; Science Fiction » Space Exploration; Science Fiction » Galactic Empires; Star Trek » Star Trek Original Series

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This collection of essays looks at the groundbreaking impact of the original Star Trek series (1966-1969) and the various... [more]

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Distrust that Particular Flavor

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Distrust that Particular Flavor

William Gibson, William Gibson

Reference » Sci-Fi Reference; Reference » Sci-Fi Biographical; Reference » Essays

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Though primarily known as a novelist, over thirty years the author has also built up a reputation as one of our most entertaining... [more]

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Where No Man has Gone Before: Essays on Women and Science Fiction

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Where No Man has Gone Before: Essays on Women and Science Fiction

Lucie Armitt (University of Lincoln, UK)

Reference » Essays; Reference » Sci-Fi Literary Criticism

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From Mary Shelley onwards, women writers have played a central role in the shaping and reshaping of the science fiction genre,... [more]

$231.00

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Science Fiction Handbook

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Science Fiction Handbook

M. Keith Booker, Anne-Marie Thomas

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Few literary genres can expand the boundaries of our imagination as much as science fiction. The Science Fiction Handbook... [more]

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Alien Chic: Posthumanism and the Other Within

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Alien Chic: Posthumanism and the Other Within

Neil Badmington

Reference » Essays

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Alien Chic sets out to provide a cultural history of the alien since the 1950s, asking why our attitudes to aliens have changed... [more]

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Kong Unbound: Cultural Impact, Pop Mythos, Scientific Plausibility of Cinematic Legend

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Kong Unbound: Cultural Impact, Pop Mythos, Scientific Plausibility of Cinematic...

Karen Haber

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Science Fiction After 1900: From the Steam Man to the Stars

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Science Fiction After 1900: From the Steam Man to the Stars

Brooks Landon

Reference » Essays

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This volume analyses science fiction not as a set of rules for writers, but as a set of expectations for readers. It presents... [more]

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American Science Fiction and the Cold War: Literature and Film

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American Science Fiction and the Cold War: Literature and Film

David Seed

Reference » Essays

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Seed, a reader in the department of English at the University of Liverpool, investigates political inflections in American... [more]

$175.00

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