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The Female Man: The Novel That Gave Birth to Feminist Science Fiction

In Joanna Russ' Nebula Award-winning book, an alliance between four women raises questions about gender roles and identity.

By Olivia Mason

Exploring Classism in the Far Future and Today

Author Emily Devenport looks at classism in America through the lens of her upcoming sci-fi novel Medusa Uploaded.

By Emily Devenport

Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

In Allen Steele's Time Loves a Hero, a journey to the past may change the centuries to come.

By Olivia Mason

Space Opera Meets Arrival in Samuel R. Delany's Babel-17

A famous poet must decipher a strange alien language before it becomes a weapon of mass destruction.

By Olivia Mason

11 Books Like Ready Player One

Virtual reality escapism is just the beginning...

By Stephen Lovely

Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's Buying Time

From the award-winning author of "The Forever War" comes a sci-fi mystery set in a world where death is optional—as long as you can pay.

By Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] Win 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books!

We're offering our readers another chance to win a 10-book bundle.

By The Portalist Staff

Reborn Fugitives Fight for Their Lives on the Planet Riverworld

After escaping from prison, three people from different centuries run from the religious zealot who pursues them.

By Olivia Mason

What Happens When an Old Woman Steals Your Story?

In celebration of the re-release of "A Matter of Oaths," the author reveals how her space opera found an unexpected protagonist.

By Helen S. Wright

15 Cat Books in Sci-Fi and Fantasy for You to Read Right Meow

If you need a feline fix, we’ll help you find your purr-fect read.

By Carolyn Cox

First Trailer for Annihilation Promises to Blow Our Minds

The adaptation of Jeff Vandermeer's sci-fi horror novel looks just as chilling and thought-provoking as its source material.

By Carolyn Cox

8 Books That Will Make You Fall for Hard Science Fiction

Get hooked on science fiction that's rooted in the facts.

By Stephen Lovely

Shocking Depictions of the Future from Sci-Fi and Fantasy

From dystopian fantasy worlds to apocalyptic science fiction, sometimes books give us a very disturbing look at a possible future.

By Sarah Mangiola

Philip José Farmer's Books Are More Relevant Than Ever

Thirty years after it first came out, Philip José Farmer's "Dayworld" continues to resonate with modern readers.

By Betsy Mitchell

Science Fiction Has Won the War

Best-selling author Greg Bear on the genre’s new ‘golden age.'

By Frank Catalano

Grand Master Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92

Remembering the exceptional science fiction author.

By Carolyn Cox

The Results Are In: 2017 Hugo Award Winners

Women swept almost every category at the ceremony held during Worldcon 75.

By Sarah Mangiola

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