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Meet Emma Cline, the Woman Behind Summer's Hottest Novel, 'The Girls'

Since Emma Cline took her first author photo, a picture seen round the literary universe after it was revealed her debut manuscript fetched a $2 million advance, she's moved the middle part in her long copper hair to the side. It's a small thing, for sure, but these days she looks less like a …

Books

More than 1,000 physicists just proved Albert Einstein wrong again

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of ripples in the fabric of space called gravitational waves. He didn't believe we could ever hear them; he thought they'd be too quiet.<p>But scientists have just proven Einstein wrong a second time.<p>More than 1,000 physicists recorded the …

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

The Novel That Took Marguerite Duras to the Edge of Fiction and Sanity

A novel so radical even its author struggled to understand it.<p>To the extent that she is familiar to Americans, Marguerite Duras is known for <i>Hiroshima</i> …

“2001: A Space Odyssey” Viewed Through Picasso’s Dreams | Colossal

<p>Photographer Bhautik Joshi has managed to make the film <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> into something even more terrifying, turning the 1968 Sci-Fi hit into …

Review: Science fiction gets meta in ‘From Now On’

This collection of short works by <b>Malachi Ward</b> and published by Alternative Comics announces itself with a verbal joke — <b>From Now On</b> is another way of …

Book Review: 'The Girls' chronicles the dark side of 1969

"The Girls," (Random House) by Emma ClineEvie Boyd is a bored 14-year-old in California during the summer of 1969 when she catches sight of a group …

Books

Eastern promise: the Hollywood films making their money in China

With Warcraft: The Beginning breaking records in Asia yet failing in its homeland, what does the future hold for American-made blockbusters?<p>The ambitiously, or perhaps foolishly, titled orcs v humans video game adaptation Warcraft: The Beginning was perceived as not just a standalone summer …

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