Lost Transmissions - The Untold History of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Author(s): Desirina Boskovich; Jeff VanderMeer (Introduction by)


A fascinating illustrated history of lost, overlooked and uncompleted works of science fiction and fantasy. Science fiction and fantasy reign over popular culture now. Lost Transmissions is a rich trove of forgotten and unknown, imagined-but-never-finished, and under-appreciated-but-influential works from those imaginative genres, as well as little-known information about well-known properties. Divided into sections on Film & TV, Literature, Art, Music, Fashion, Architecture, and Pop Culture, the book examines Jules Verne's lost novel; AfroFuturism and Space Disco; E.T.'s scary beginnings; William Gibson's never-filmed Aliens sequel; Weezer's never-made space opera; and the 8,000-page metaphysical diary of Philip K. Dick. Featuring more than 150 photos, this insightful volume will become the bible of science fiction and fantasy's most interesting and least-known chapters.


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General Fields

  • : 9781419734656
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : Abrams Image
  • : August 2019
  • : 1.004 Inches X 7.25 Inches X 9 Inches
  • : September 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Desirina Boskovich; Jeff VanderMeer (Introduction by)
  • : Hardback
  • : 1908
  • : English
  • : 288