Superb Sci Fi Idea

Superb idea – Singularity&Co is an eBook start-up that aims to track down classic SciFi titles, clears the rights and aims to republish one new (old) book every month. Subscribers get them all from $29.99 a year. Bargain.

Science Fiction, at its best, is the literature of ideas. I spent much of my teenage years pouring over brittle, yellowing SF anthologies – chock full of invention. Concepts like fireworks, burning briefly and brightly, then gone. Or, sometimes, jettisoned into the orbit of the morphic resonance field to one day re-enter the atmosphere, burn out and return in some mutated Hollywood form. It’s brilliant to see this outlet for lost concepts. Fair play to them.

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