A Fire Upon the Deep Is Mind-Blowing Space Opera

A Fire Upon the Deep Is Mind-Blowing Space Opera

Vernor Vinge’s 1992 novel A Fire Upon the Deep is a treat for fans of galaxy-spanning adventure. Science fiction author Mercurio D. Rivera was particularly impressed by the book’s portrayal of the Tines, a race of doglike aliens. “What stood out in my mind when I read...
Severance Is a Nightmare Vision of Office Life

Severance Is a Nightmare Vision of Office Life

The Apple TV+ series Severance presents a world in which office workers have their minds split into two personalities—one who only remembers what happens at work and one who only remembers what happens outside of it. Science fiction author John Kessel loves the show’s...