While a great deal of sci-fi involves gloom, doom, and cynicism about humanity’s fate, there are bright spots of optimism. Meet solarpunk.
Why the pandemic convinced this Rioter to start keeping a reading journal after a lifetime of avoiding journalling.
«The fact that I felt compelled enough to start remembering every book I read by challenging myself to find at least one quote or passage I liked, even if I didn’t particularly love the book itself, was a great gift I was able to give myself. One that said, “Life is not perfect.»
The most influential sci-fi books of all time examine humanity's longest-held hopes and deepest, most visceral fears.
«What do we talk about when we talk about science fiction? Is it our hope for the future, or our fear of creating the very thing that will destroy us? If the most influential sci-fi books of all time are any indication, the answer is both.»
They're not bad books and there's no shame in liking them, but these books as a favorite in a dating profile might send up some big red flags.
The best science fiction books of all time push the envelope, show what could be, and make you question what's possible.