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Coming Up In The SFX Book Club

We discuss the SF classics every month in the magazine and here's what you should be reading next

Read the classics of SF and fantasy literature along with us! The SFX Book Club is open to all, and it doesn't cost anything. Here’s how it works: every month we pick a classic SF, horror or fantasy book. You read it and send us your comments, then we run a feature in which a top-class writer discusses what the book means to them, with a selection of your remarks running down the side. It's easy and fun and you might find yourself rediscovering some of the classics of our genre that you'd forgotten about.

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Here's what's coming up so you can plan to read along with us:

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Nevil Shute's On The Beach
Overflowing with Cold War fear about the aftermath of nuclear war, this novel about people in Australia waiting for the end was adapted for a famous film in 1959 and in SFX 256 is studied by Stephen Baxter.

Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale
One winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award (Lauren Beukes) looks back at an incredible piece of work by the winner of the very first Arthur C Clarke Award (Margaret Atwood).

And as well as Book Club, be sure to follow all our author interviews and book reviews in SFX magazine!