Lost Transmissions : The Secret History of Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Secret History of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Desirina Boskovich

Jeff VanderMeer

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A fascinating illustrated history of lost, overlooked, and uncompleted works of science fiction and fantasy Science fiction and fantasy reign over popular culture now. Lost Transmissions is a rich trove of forgotten and unknown, imagined-but-never-finished, and under-appreciated-but-influential works from those imaginative genres, as well as little-known information about well-known properties. Divided into sections on Film & TV, Literature, Art, Music, Fashion, Architecture, and Pop Culture, the book examines Jules Verne's lost novel; AfroFuturism and Space Disco; E.T.'s scary beginnings; William Gibson's never-filmed Aliens sequel; Weezer's never-made space opera; and the 8,000-page metaphysical diary of Philip K. Dick. Featuring more than 150 photos, this insightful volume will become the bible of science fiction and fantasy's most interesting and least-known chapters.

Desirina Boskovich has written for Lightspeed, Tor, Weird Fiction Review, and the Huffington Post, and she has contributed fiction to Clarkesword Magazine, and F&SF. She is the coauthor of The Steampunk User's Manual and lives in Nevada, Missouri. Jeff VanderMeer is the author of the New York Times bestselling Southern Reach Trilogy.

Publisher
Abrams
ISBN
9781419734656
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
288
Weight (kg)
1.5
Height (in)
9.02
Width (in)
7.24
Subject
Popular Culture
Published Date
10 / 09 / 2019

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