With far-future science fiction on the rise in film and TV, (see Denis Villeneuve’s Dune (2021) and Foundation (2021) on Apple TV+) we’re looking back and uplifting some of the great science fiction books and series on our list from the last handful of years that delve into the depths of politics and society in a possible future. Check them out here!
You thought you had to wait until October. Then you thought you had to wait until December. Now you’re waiting until, well, maybe still December? Maybe later? One thing is for certain, you are going to need something to fill that Dune-shaped void in your life. These are the books to read while you wait. But what’s that, you say? You’re not just looking for any space opera, you’re looking for that PARTICULAR space opera that’s going to satisfy the exact reason why you’re looking forward to Dune? Fear not! Our recommendations are sorted by why you’re excited to see Dune!