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Check Out The Incredible Art In The Folio Society's New Edition Of The Shining 

We’ve really been enjoying The Folio Society‘s special editions, and the incredible artwork that they have been including in each one. Its latest edition is Stephen King’s The Shining with illustrations from Edward Kinsella.


Cumulus Is A Terrifying Look At Our Future Silicon Valley Dystopia

The rise of Silicon Valley has been characterised by ever-increasing technological advances and extreme economic stratification. In Eliot Peper’s new novel, Cumulus, a conspiracy threatens to exploit those tensions, amidst a stark and terrifying story of what the future likely holds for us.


11 Novels So Amazing, You Can't Tell What Genre They Are

Some of the most powerful reading experiences are the ones that refuse to fit into just one pigeonhole. They defy categorization, because they’re both life-changing and label-breaking. Don’t believe me? Here are 11 books that are so incredibly good, they can’t be constrained to just one genre.


10 Things That Star Trek Got Right (That Have Never Been Copied)

This year is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, and even after five decades there has never been another series like Gene Roddenberry’s brainchild. We’ve had plenty of spaceship shows since 1966, but some things about Trek remained unique. Here are 10 Star Trek achievements that nobody else managed to pull off.


Flipping Through This Pop-Up Book Is More Relaxing Than A Thousand Zen Gardens

Sitting back with a good book is a popular way to help relieve stress. But artist Tauba Auerbach has created an incredibly intricate pop-up book, devoid of any words, that will totally relax you simply by opening and closing each page. Watching these 2D pages transform into 3D structures is better than tending to an entire forest full of bonsai trees.


Is The 'Fix-Up' The Best Kind Of Science Fiction Novel There Is?

Everybody knows that short stories are where science fiction writers really get to experiment, and the most perfect pieces of narrative often happen at shorter lengths. But we also love to explore a world at the length of a whole book. So that makes the “fix-up” the best of both worlds, right?


Here Are The Winners Of The 2015 Stoker Awards For Horror Writing

The Nebulas weren’t the only major awards handed out last night. In Las Vegas, the Horror Writer’s Association awarded their own major award, The Stoker, to the best horror stories published in 2015.


Sylvain Neuvel Tells Us How Anime Grendizer Jumpstarted Sleeping Giants

Sylvain Neuvel’s debut novel, Sleeping Giants has gotten quite a bit of attention since it hit bookstores, and Neuvel tells us how watching robot shows with his son helped get the novel started.


Jazz Music And Physics Have A Lot More In Common Than You Think

It might not seem like music has much to do with cutting-edge physics at first glance. In his new book, The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe, Brown University physics professor Stephon Alexander argues that using music as an analogy can shed light on some of the deepest mysteries in cosmology.


If These Are The Four Houses Of America's Hogwarts, They Are Completely Insane

I just want to love you, Harry Potter universe. So, in my mind, I have to believe this story about the four houses of Ilvermorny, the American wizarding school we’ll be seeing soon in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. isn’t true. Because, if it is, wow did America screw up its magic school.


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