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  • Into the New Millennium: Trailblazing Tales from Analog Science Fiction and Fact, 2000 - 2010

    From a misty beach in Massachusetts to worlds both distant and alien, some of the best writers in science fiction—some old favorites like Robert J. Sawyer and Stephen Baxter, some up-and-coming—explore some of the many places our future may take us. You’ll find problems we face right now, as in Edward M. Lerner’s “The Night of the RFIDs” and Richard A. Lovett’s “Tiny Berries”; and others that may ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Desire in the Age of Robots and AI

    An Investigation in Science Fiction and Fact

    This book examines how science fiction’s portrayal of humanity’s desire for robotic companions influences and reflects changes in our actual desires. It begins by taking the reader on a journey that outlines basic human desires—in short, we are storytellers, and we need the objects of our desire to be able to mirror that aspect of our beings. This not only explains the reasons we seek out ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • Science Fact and Science Fiction

    An Encyclopedia

    Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation. Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings. Science Fact and Science Fiction examines in one volume how science has propelled science-fiction and, to a lesser extent, how science fiction has influenced ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • Generation Robot

    A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation

    by Terri Favro ...
    Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation—from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots in movies, in comic books, and on TV in the 1960s to adulthood where the possibilities of self ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Generation Robot

    A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation

    by Terri Favro ...
    Narrated by Teri Schnaubelt ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 19 min

    Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation—from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov's seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots in movies, in comic books, and on TV in the 1960s to adulthood where the possibilities of self ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • I'm Working on That

    A Trek From Science Fiction to Science Fact

    series Star Trek
    "Beam me up, Scotty."®During the 1960s, in an age when the height of technology was a crackly AM transistor radio, Star Trek envisioned a time when communication devices worked without wires."Working"Computers of the decade took up entire climate-controlled rooms and belonged only to the government and a few very large corporations. Yet Captain Kirk had one small enough to sit on the top of his ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 5-7

    Learning Science through Well-Loved Stories

    by Jules Pottle ...
    Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 5–7 is a book for story-loving primary teachers who want to find a creative way to teach science. Contextualising science in a story that pupils know and love, the book contains a wide range of activities and investigations to help Key Stage 1 pupils engage in science learning, while also extending aspects of the English national curriculum.The book offers ... Read more

    $31.49 USD

  • Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 8-12

    Learning Science through Well-Loved Stories

    by Jules Pottle ...
    Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 8–12 is a book for story-loving primary teachers who want to find a creative way to teach science. Contextualising science in a story that pupils know and love, the book contains a wide range of activities and investigations to help Key Stage 2 pupils engage in science learning, while also extending aspects of the English national curriculum.The book offers ... Read more

    $31.49 USD

  • Audiobook

    Tomorrowland: Our Journey From Science Fiction To Science Fact

    by Steven Kotler ...
    Narrated by Alexey Muzhitsky ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 40 min

    New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his best, updated and expanded upon, to guide readers on a mind-bending tour of the far frontier, and how these advances are radically transforming our lives. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Year's Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction & Fantasy: Volume 2

    Ancient myths go high-tech a decade after the New New Zealand Wars.Safe homes and harbours turn to strangeness within and without.Splintered selves come together again – or not.Twelve authors. Thirteen stories. The best short science fiction and fantasy from Aotearoa New Zealand in 2019.With work by:Juliet MarillierNic LowRem WigmoreAndi C BuchananOctavia Cade,A.J. FitzwaterNicole TanMela... ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Interzone #289 (November-December 2020)

    by TTA Press ...
    series Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine #60
    Interzone's 2020 cover artist is Warwick Fraser-CoombeFiction:Cryptozoology by Tim Leesillustrated by Richard WagnerThe Ephemeral Quality of Mersay by John Possidenteillustrated by Jim BurnsThe Way of His Kind by James SallisSmoke Bomb by Matt Thompsonillustrated by Vincernt SammyThere's a Gift Shop Now by Françoise HarveyThe Third Time I Saw a Fox by Cécile Cristofari2019 James White Award Winner ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020

    series The Best American Series ®
    The best science fiction and fantasy stories from 2019, guest-edited by author of the mega-best-selling Outlander series, Diana Gabaldon.Today’s readers of science fiction and fantasy have an appetite for stories that address a wide variety of voices, perspectives, and styles. There is an openness to experiment and pushing boundaries, combined with the classic desire to read about spaceships and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD