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Legendary Author Joe Haldeman Shares the Story Behind The Forever War

Although considered a classic today, "The Forever War" was at first deemed unpublishable—partially because it dared to include female characters.

by Chris Mahon

[CLOSED] Giveaway: Win a Copy of the New Sci-Fi Book, Retrograde, by Peter Cawdron

Enter for your chance to win a hard science fiction book that takes place on Mars.

by The Portalist Staff

The Patterns Around Octavia Butler

Over a decade after her death, a new fan anthology reveals how Butler's work continues to connect people and communities.

by Alexandra Pierce

The Best of the Best: 10 Must-Read Works by Harlan Ellison

A celebration of the prolific writer, Grand Master, and “most contentious man on Earth.”

by Olivia Mason

What If Wars Were Fought by Traveling Through Time? 

In Andre Norton’s “The Time Traders,” tensions between the United States and Russia are heightened when time travel is introduced into the equation.

by Sarah Mangiola

What If You Woke Up to Find Earth Destroyed?

Philip Wylie’s 1971 classic science fiction novel predicted a dark future for the year 2017…

by Sara Barry

10 Octavia Butler Quotes to Live By

On what would have been her 71st birthday, we look back at some of the brilliant author's most timeless words of wisdom.

by Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] The Portalist's HUGE Summer Reading Giveaway!

We're giving away 20 exciting sci-fi and fantasy books to kick off the new season.

by The Portalist Staff

10 Space-tacular Books Like The Martian

There's so much more of the Red Planet to discover.

by Aliza Polkes

8 Brilliant Books for Fans of Orphan Black

Celebrate the final season of the sci-fi masterpiece with these eight clonetastic books.

by Annie Locke

7 Books That Warn Us About Technology Taking Over

You may regret saving everything to the Cloud after reading these books…

by Stephen Lovely

8 Sci-Fi Thrillers for Fans of Gravity

Space and suspense combine to create thrilling adventures.

by Sarah Mangiola

15 Unique Steampunk Books from the Past 35 Years

By our watch, these steampunk-filled tales are sure to make time fly.

by Carolyn Cox

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