Tender is the Flesh: the frailty and futility of being human

In Agusta Bazterrica’s dystopian novel animals are off the menu and eating people is the norm

Published: 24 July 2022
24 July 2022

Sayaka Murata’s Earthlings and the colour of survival

Making sense of Sayaka Murata's controversial, disturbing dystopic fiction

Published: 15 April 2022 | Last updated: 24 July 2022
15 April 2022

Ambiguity of existence: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? explained

Dissecting the real and fake in the book that inspired Blade Runner

Published: 27 February 2022 | Last updated: 24 July 2022
27 February 2022

Why you should read: Rendezvous with Rama, by Arthur C. Clarke

A brief intro to sci-fi novella Rendezvous with Rama ahead of 2024's film adaptation

Published: 26 February 2022 | Last updated: 19 July 2022
26 February 2022

Why you should read: The Clan of the Cave Bear, by Jean M. Auel

Cave bears, mammoths and lions – oh my

Published: 30 December 2021 | Last updated: 19 March 2022
30 December 2021

The Masque of the Red Death: Poe, pandemics and the Covid connection

Poe’s gothic tale feels like a very modern horror

Published: 16 October 2021 | Last updated: 24 December 2021
16 October 2021

We use cookies to count visits. You agree to this by accepting or continuing to use this site. Please read the privacy policy to see how we use your data.

Read More