Timescape Books

Here’s our collection of Timescape titles! - Timescape was a groundbreaking imprint that played a hugely significant role in shaping sci-fi during the late 20th century. It was founded by David G. Hartwell & Charles N. Brown under the umbrella of the sci-fi and fantasy publisher Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. The imprint operated throughout the 1980s and early 1990s!

The Timescape imprint is largely remembered for its focus on publishing truly innovative and thought-provoking sci-fi stories. It gained a reputation for bringing together exceptional storytelling with complex scientific ideas and speculative concepts. The imprint's focus on high-quality, intellectually stimulating science fiction largely set it apart from other publishers in the genre at the time.

Most folks don’t know but one of Timescape’s key features was its emphasis on "hard" sci-fi, which places a strong emphasis on scientific accuracy and realism. Timescape books often explored intricate scientific theories, time travel, alternate realities, and the impact of technological advancements on society. This focus continues to resonate with readers who are seeking sci-fi that engages them intellectually while also entertaining them with imaginative narratives. When you see Timescape, you’re going to find quality sci-fi!