Yesterday, in our guide to 2015's science fiction and fantasy books, we included a Jasper Fforde book called Early Riser, which is coming out in June. But what's it about? Now we know.
Jasper Fforde, author of the bibliophilic Thursday Next romps, has entered the realm of children's novels with his newest book, The Last Dragonslayer. (While his British readers are already on to book two of the trilogy, the first book was only recently published in America.)
With The Tempest, opening tomorrow, Julie Taymor and Helen Mirren bring a splashy fantasy vibe to the Bard. But science fiction and fantasy have been playing with Shakespeare forever. Here are the greatest Shakespeare homages and cover versions in SF.
It's the ultimate terror: The number of people with Alzheimer's and other age-related dementia will double in the next 20 years. And we're starting to see more horrific tales about forgetting, or people losing their personalities. Welcome to Alzheimer's horror.