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The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 3

Continuing the assemblage of the greatest SF novels of all time - objectively

Trouble with the Natives by Arthur C. Clarke

It’s no secret that Clarke has tried his hand at wit before, but Trouble with the Natives hits every mark like a veteran comedian, making this short story an instant classic.

Short Stories

Super Under-Size Me!

The Greatest Science Fiction Novel of All Time Part 1

The first candidate for the greatest SF novel of all time

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol....

Does Macy's tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming "Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2"

Review: An Ape about the House by Arthur C. Clarke

An Ape about the House by Arthur C. Clarke is less about the ape and more about the house. Primates have played an integral part in looking at the human condition over the years, but this story throws a wrench in the debate by simply focusing on the human factor.

Today In Amazing Stories Magazine – An Interview With Andy Weir

An interview with the author of The Martian, Andy Weir.

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized...

SOME OF THE BEST YA SF EVER: The “Winston Juveniles”—Part One

Back in the Good Old (or Bad, depends on your point of view) Days, fiction—especially SF—that was written for a teen audience was called...

The Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. Clarke

Now there are classic science fiction stories, and then there are classic science fiction stories used by educators to introduce young impressionable readers and writers to the age old argument of science and religion. The Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. Clarke is THAT kind of story.

Review: City at the End of Time by Greg Bear

Gary Dalkin rounds up novels that feature cities at the end of time.

Review: The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke’s short story The Sentinel lost in a writing competion and could feasibly have never made it to publication. But over time, the story emerged as the inspiration for the cult classic 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Michael Moorcock

Interview with Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Master Michael Moorcock who helped shape the Science Fiction industry.

The Eagle and Dan Dare: My First Exposure to SF

Steve takes us through the pages of the historic British comic mag, The Eagle.

How Lame is Kubrick & Clarke’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Today?...

Graeme shares the experience of watching 2001 A Space Odyssey during its original release and ruminates on the films impact then and today.

Amazing News, Fannish Friday, February 1, 2013

Welome back to another Fannish Friday! Our Top Ten Posts for the week of Jan 25-31 were: