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Pop Songs in Science-Fiction Movies and TV Shows

This week, Tor.com posted a list of songs that did (and didn’t) work in SF and fantasy TV shows and films.  Natalie Zutter, Emily Asher-Perrin and Leah Schnelbach compiled a fun list. 175 more words

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New Arrivals in General Fiction

A couple of novels that have caught our eye this week are Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem ($7.95) and Subtle Bodies by Norman Rush ($7.50).

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10 Obscure Nonfiction Books by Your Favorite Fiction Writers

Sure, your favorite fiction writers probably have a book or two of nonfiction in them, be it a collection of essays (personal or critical) or a memoir about what it was like growing up to be them. 1,060 more words


Book Review: Men and Cartoons by Jonathan Lethem

Men and Cartoons takes issues such as class, society, and sociality and mixes them with comic books, surrealism, and a sharp wit. Each story is a gem on its own, and the collection shines as a magnificent piece of modern fiction. 24 more words

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Girl in Landscape

The Short Version: After her mother’s death, Pella Marsh and her family (led by her father, Clement – a politician who was just trounced out of office) leave New York and Earth to travel to the Planet of the Archbuilders: a frontier planet, inhabited currently by only a few settlers. 653 more words


Recommendation: KAFKA AMERICANA

I’m sure you’ve noticed that Slash news updates are winding down since the publication of the final episode last month. I figure we’ll have a few bits of news around the end of the year about the collected edition, then a few more in 2015 once the nominations and awards start pouring in. 796 more words


When Work Loses Fizz... Just Add Thizz...

There is a MOOC being run by the IOWA Writing University and Jonathan Lethem gave a talk that I have abridged below. The full version is available at the following link: … 836 more words