Science fiction

In The Smoke, the latest from the British writer Simon Ings, “Bundists” turn into grotesque shape-shifters. The implications are at once unclear and unsettling.

Sept. 11 2019 12:01AM

Grasping the special virtues of Zion’s Fiction.

Oct. 17 2018 12:01AM

Private detectives, body-switching, fairies, and Jeremiah’s smartphone.

April 3 2018 12:01AM

Deified by their Soviet readers, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky are beginning to find increasing numbers of readers in America.

March 22 2018 12:01AM

Mindless automatons on the Jewish mind.

Jan. 10 2017 12:01AM

Why does Dune portray the Jews as a “fossil-people”?

March 31 2015 12:01AM

Dan Simmons is not Jewish, but his wildly popular science-fiction novels often feature Jewish characters and exude an unabashed admiration for Israel.

Aug. 7 2014 12:01AM

A new wave of Israeli science fiction and fantasy not only reflects global currents and popular culture but also grapples with issues of Jewish belief and identity.

Nov. 27 2013 12:00AM