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The Star Diaries
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Stanislaw Lem
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Stanislaw Lem's set of short stories, written over a period of twenty years, all feature the adventures of space traveller Ijon Tichy and recount him spinning in time-warps, spying on robots, encountering bizarre civilizations and creatures in space and being hopelessly lost in a forest of supernovae. This is a
Shooting Star: An Annie Proudfoot Mystery
Language: en
Authors: Laura Mechem
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-14 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

Annie finds an old steamer trunk in the attic of her partner Lisa Cannon's family home. The trunk, she learns, belonged to Lisa's aunt Star, a traveling nightclub performer who died under mysterious circumstances. While reading Star's diary, Annie becomes obsessed with learning more about this unconventional woman's life. This
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 767
Authors: Arthur B. Evans
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-01 - Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

The best single-volume anthology of science fiction available—includes online teacher’s guide
Out of This World
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Rachel S. Cordasco
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-28 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

The twenty-first century has witnessed an explosion of speculative fiction in translation (SFT). Rachel Cordasco examines speculative fiction published in English translation since 1960, ranging from Soviet-era fiction to the Arabic-language dystopias that emerged following the Iraq War. Individual chapters on SFT from Korean, Czech, Finnish, and eleven other source
Science Fiction Literature in East Germany
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Sonja Fritzsche
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Peter Lang

East German science fiction enabled its authors to create a subversive space in another time and place. One of the country's most popular genres, it outlined futures that often went beyond the party's official version. Many utopian stories provided a corrective vision, intended to preserve and improve upon East German