My Favorite Science Fiction Short Stories

A couple of years ago I took a science fiction literature course, which was probably the only lit class I’ve ever enjoyed. It was a very fast paced class, but it was a lot of fun, too! We only had to read short stories, and every week we had a different theme. This post is dedicated to some of my favorites from that class! All of the stories listed in this post can be found in either the Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction or volume 1 of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. The Machine Stops – E.M. Forster “Imagine,…

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My thoughts on the Illuminae Files

On July 26, in the middle of the night, I finally finished the Illuminae files. And I say finally because it took me ridiculously long to pick up Illuminae in the first place, and then another year to continue the series. For absolutely no reason at that; I loved Illuminae! I have to admit, it took me a very long time to pick up the first book. I knew how everybody was gushing about it, and that everyone should read it, but the truth is, the layout kind of put me off at first. I had never read any story…

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