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Science and science fiction have common stories, thought experiments, and language. This book shows that relationship. It covers the magical terms that crystallized the futurists’ ideas and made them the common currency of our culture.
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Jim Hines writes books about magic librarians, action-hero princesses, nearsighted goblins, flaming spiders, and more. (Generally not all in the same book.) He’s also sold close to 50 short stories.
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