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A Wonderfully Inconsistent Being: a Review of Timothy Morton’s Spacecraft

A Wonderfully Inconsistent Being: a Review of Timothy Morton’s Spacecraft Eric Stein Under Review:Spacecraft. Timothy Morton. Bloomsbury Academic, September 2021. Published as part of the Object Lessons series from Bloomsbury, philosopher and ecologist Timothy Morton’s Spacecraft (2021) is a slim, lively study of the fantastic vessels of science fiction, and in particular those of the … Continue reading A Wonderfully Inconsistent Being: a Review of Timothy Morton’s Spacecraft

Terran Chronicles: Review of The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories by Nina Allan

Terran Chronicles: Review The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories by Nina Allan Pedro Ponce Under Review: The Art of Space Travel. Nina Allan. Titan Books, 7 September, 2021. The pieces in Nina Allan’s The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories have a novelistic density. This isn’t surprising, given the author’s propensity for … Continue reading Terran Chronicles: Review of The Art of Space Travel and Other Stories by Nina Allan

ARB Guide to the ’21 Hugos: Results & Diagrams

As a conclusion to ARB’s series on the 2021 Hugos, I wanted to share a quick analysis on the results. That “quick analysis” turned into an extensive infographic-making project. My hope is that there are others who share my Venn diagram of “election/statistics/SF nerdery”. If you do, please enjoy the infographics below. First, a thumbnail … Continue reading ARB Guide to the ’21 Hugos: Results & Diagrams

Reading Towards Anti-Racism: Challenging Preconceptions with New Suns

Reading Towards Anti-Racism: Challenging Preconceptions with New Suns Leigha McReynolds One of the responses to the increased urgency and visibility of the Black Lives Matter movement in June 2020 was a call for white people to expand their perspective and interrogate their privilege by reading the work of Black authors. In the field of speculative … Continue reading Reading Towards Anti-Racism: Challenging Preconceptions with New Suns

Calls for Reviews & Essays: April 2022

The Ancillary Review of Books publishes reviews and essays with an emphasis on utopian impulses and systemic injustices. ARB seeks to build a community of radical thinkers writing about amazing, speculative, global writing. If you are interested in writing for ARB, please pitch us using the form below! Here’s some titles for April we’re interested … Continue reading Calls for Reviews & Essays: April 2022

Review Copy Available: Cat Hellisen’s Cast Long Shadows (Luna Press)

ARB regularly posts updates about review copies—print and digital—received by the editors and available for review. We receive this as a result of editor-direct outreach to presses to inquire about specific books and topics, as well as via our page describing review copy policy, available here. ARB has been offered a review copy of Cat Hellisen’s fantasy novel Cast Long Shadows … Continue reading Review Copy Available: Cat Hellisen’s Cast Long Shadows (Luna Press)

Review Copy Available: Nghi Vo’s Siren Queen (Tordotcom)

ARB regularly posts updates about review copies—print and digital—received by the editors and available for review. We receive this as a result of editor-direct outreach to presses to inquire about specific books and topics, as well as via our page describing review copy policy, available here. ARB has been offered a review copy of Nghi Vo’s novel Siren Queen (Tordotcom). If … Continue reading Review Copy Available: Nghi Vo’s Siren Queen (Tordotcom)

Collaboration, Mourning, Growth: Review of Grievers by adrienne maree brown

Collaboration, Mourning, Growth: Review of Grievers by adrienne maree brown Shelby Brewster Under Review: Grievers. By adrienne maree brown. AK Press, September 7, 2021. Grievers is the third plague story I’ve read during the pandemic. (First was Ling Ma’s Severance, then The Impossible Resurrection of Grief by Octavia Cade.) Though brown began writing her first … Continue reading Collaboration, Mourning, Growth: Review of Grievers by adrienne maree brown

Review Copy Available: Gillian Polack’s Story Matrices (Luna Press)

ARB regularly posts updates about review copies—print and digital—received by the editors and available for review. We receive this as a result of editor-direct outreach to presses to inquire about specific books and topics, as well as via our page describing review copy policy, available here. ARB has been offered a review copy of Gillian Polack’s Story Matrices: Cultural Encoding … Continue reading Review Copy Available: Gillian Polack’s Story Matrices (Luna Press)

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