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Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded
Heller, Jason
(Hardcover)

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A Hugo Award-winning author and music journalist explores the weird and wild story of when rock ’n’ roll met the sci-fi world of the 1970sAs the 1960s drew to a close, and mankind trained its telescopes on other worlds, old conventions gave way to a new kind of hedonistic freedom that celebrated ...


Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction
Nevala-Lee, Alec
(Hardcover)

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Astounding is the landmark account of the extraordinary partnership between four controversial writers—John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and L. Ron Hubbard—who set off a revolution in science fiction and forever changed our world. This remarkable cultural narrative centers on th...


Time Travel
Gleick, James
(Hardcover)

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"A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey." --The Millions "A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction." --Washington Post "A thrilling journey of ideas." --Boston Globe From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, here is a mind-bending exploration of time travel: i...


The Art of the Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Power, Dermot
(Hardcover)

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Step inside the world of the talented art departments who, led by Academy Award®-winning production designer Stuart Craig, were responsible for the creation of the unforgettable characters, locations and beasts from the eagerly anticipated new adventure in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.The Art o...


An Informal History of the Hugos: A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000
Walton, Jo
(Hardcover)

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The Hugo Awards, named after pioneer science-fiction publisher Hugo Gernsback, and voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Society, have been presented since 1953. They are widely considered the most prestigious awards in science fiction.Between 2010 and 2013, Jo Walton wrote a series of...


Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Nathan, Ian
(Hardcover)

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Return to the wizarding world and discover how director David Yates and producer David Heyman brought J.K. Rowling’s all new adventure, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the big screen.Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them introduces filmmaking fans to N...


The Geek Feminist Revolution
Hurley, Kameron
(Paperback)

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The Geek Feminist Revolution is a collection of essays by double Hugo Award-winning essayist and fantasy novelist Kameron Hurley. The book collects dozens of Hurley's essays on feminism, geek culture, and her experiences and insights as a genre writer, including "We Have Always Fought," which w...


Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction
Hartwell, David G.
(Paperback)

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Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction gives an insider's view of the strange and wonderful world of science fiction, by one of the most respected editors in the field, David G. Hartwell (1941-2016).David G. Hartwell edited science fiction and fantasy for over twenty years. In th...


Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Bloomsbury Sigma)
Harkup, Kathryn
(Hardcover)

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Making the Monster explores the science behind Mary Shelley's book. From tales of reanimated zombie kittens to electrical experiments on human cadavers, Kathryn Harkup examines the science and scientists that influenced Mary Shelley and inspired her most famous creation, Victor Frankenstein. Whil...


Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Bloomsbury Sigma)
Harkup, Kathryn
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $27.00

Making the Monster explores the science behind Mary Shelley's book. From tales of reanimated zombie kittens to electrical experiments on human cadavers, Kathryn Harkup examines the science and scientists that influenced Mary Shelley and inspired her most famous creation, Victor Frankenstein. Whil...


Ten Billion Tomorrows - How Science Fiction Technology Became Reality and Shapes the Future
Clegg, Brian
(Hardcover)

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Science fiction is a vital part of popular culture, influencing the way we all look at the world. TV shows like Star Trek and movies from Forbidden Planet to Inception have influenced scientists to enter the profession and have shaped our futures. Science fiction doesn't set out to predict what w...


The Geek Feminist Revolution
Hurley, Kameron
(Hardcover)

55% off list price of $26.99

The Geek Feminist Revolution is a collection of essays by double Hugo Award-winning essayist and fantasy novelist Kameron Hurley.The book collects dozens of Hurley's essays on feminism, geek culture, and her experiences and insights as a genre writer, including "We Have Always Fought," which won ...


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