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Brave New Words

From Mary Shelley’s visionary, apocalyptic future in The Last Man, to Philip K. Dick’s surreal and thought-provoking Ubik, Science Fiction librarian and Into the Unknown advisor, Andy Sawyer, uncovers how writers from the 19th century to today have been inspired by what we do not yet know or understand.

Delve into the bookshelves of science fiction in our latest interactive longread, filled with excerpts and audio extracts from a range of science fiction novels throughout the decades to give you a taste of how writers have changed their telling of the unknown.

 

Brave New Words: Writing the Unknown

Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction takes place from 3 June –1 September.

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