The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels of 2015 So Far


Seveneves, Neal Stephenson

Another fiction that considers an uninhabitable Earth, Stephenson’s meganovel sets itself apart by virtue of its microscopically detailed realism. What it lacks in character and imagination — it falls short of Robinson’s Aurora in this regard — it recovers with a speculative exactness. You’ll find out, in other words, exactly what would happen if the moon suddenly exploded.