A new book aims to explore the glorious history of sci-fi cover art
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The world of science fiction literature includes some truly out-of-this-world stories, which are often accompanied by astonishing, beautiful, and flat-out bizarre covers. Now, a pair of leading science fiction critics are working to crowdfund a new book that chronicles the fantastic covers that have graced science fiction novels throughout the genres history.
Wonders and Visions: A Visual History of Science Fiction will include more than 350 images and accompanying explanations that delve into how artistic styles evolved alongside the genre. This isnt any mere collection of cover art, either: it will be written by Adam Roberts and Graham Sleight. Roberts is a science fiction novelist whos also an academic; his book The History of…