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  • Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more

    Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more
    The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith, Dutton, 320 pages, $18.99, ages 14+ Welcome to Camp Merrie-Seymour for Boys where, says the sign above the camp entrance, "Boys Rediscover the Fun of Boyhood!" Yet for 15-year-old Ariel, adopted from an unnamed war-torn...
  • 'Star Wars' announces 20 new books, first gay character

    'Star Wars' announces 20 new books, first gay character
    "Star Wars" fans have another nine months to wait for the next installment of the movie series, "The Force Awakens." Luckily, they'll have a lot to read in the interim. Entertainment Weekly reports that at least 20 "Star Wars" books will be released in...
  • George R.R. Martin says Emily St. John Mandel should get the Hugo

    The Hugo Awards are among the most important in science fiction and fantasy. Their nominating process, which is open to participants in recent Worldcons, concludes tonight just before midnight. Author George R.R. Martin has been sharing his thoughts...
  • The Offing, a new online literary magazine, launches in Los Angeles

    Next week, a new literary magazine, the Offing, will premiere online. Based (for the most part) in Los Angeles, where it is affiliated with the Los Angeles Review of Books Channels project, it is really a national, or even international, effort, which...
  • New 'Tomorrowland' trailer features more of futuristic city

    New 'Tomorrowland' trailer features more of futuristic city
    The second trailer for the upcoming science fiction mystery adventure film "Tomorrowland" was released Monday, featuring more scenes of a futuristic city as well as a meeting between the two main characters. George Clooney stars as a scientist and Britt...
  • ‘Descender': Jeff Lemire explores the intimate heart of new sci-fi comic

     
    After nearly five years working under an exclusive contract at DC Comics, Jeff Lemire is a free agent again, and […]...
  • 'Chappie': Why do so many sci-fi helmers lose heat on their fastball?

    'Chappie': Why do so many sci-fi helmers lose heat on their fastball?
    There's no shortage of ways that Neill Blomkamp’s science-fiction robot story “Chappie” goes off the rails. The movie is a retread of so many bots-gone-wild/bots-still-cute movies, and the way Blomkamp and longtime screenwriting...
  • Secrets and scandals good enough for fiction, but some of it's true

    Secrets and scandals good enough for fiction, but some of it's true
    Growing up in Baltimore as the child of Trinidadian immigrants, Lauren Francis-Sharma saw her hardworking parents pursue the American dream, while holding fast to nostalgic dreams of a Caribbean homeland an ocean away. "From an early age, I straddled...
  • Mark Morris Dance, Taylor Mac Among Arts & Ideas Festival Highlights

    Mark Morris Dance, Taylor Mac Among  Arts & Ideas Festival Highlights
    Mark Morris Dance Group's new staging of the Handel opera "Acis and Galatea" and a world premiere by performance artist Taylor Mac will be among the highlights for the 20th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas to be held this June in New Haven....
  • A moment of silence, an outpouring of affection for Leonard Nimoy

     
    The death of Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on the “Star Trek” TV and movie series, touched millions of lives […]...
  • The last frontier in sexual bigotry: transgender rights

    The last frontier in sexual bigotry: transgender rights
    An especially nasty development this week in transgender rights in Florida raises the question of whether transgender discrimination is the last frontier in sex discrimination, now that gay marriage is winning the fight for legal and social acceptance...