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How Space Travel Almost Killed Science Fiction

One of the most heated of these arguments is whether “science fiction is dying”. It’s been going on for decades (which itself is evidence to the truthfulness of the claim)… but did you know that there was even a point in the late 1950s where the advent of the space program was being blamed for the demise of science fiction?

Over at the Kirkus Reviews Blog today, I explain How Space Travel Almost Killed Science Fiction.

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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.