Radium Age or Jazz Age? Early Science Fiction

Joshua Glenn coined the term “Radium Age” to describe science fiction literature from 1904 to 1933 -His top 100 sci-fi stories from that time period includes Edgar Rice Burroughs and Jules Verne, authors not usually associated with science fiction like G.K. Chesterton and Jack London, and the legendary characters Buck Rogers and Doc Savage. But most of names on the list are people you probably never heard of.

See Annalee Newitz’s article at Ars Technica and the actual list at HiLoBrow.com

Glenn’s company, HiLoBooks, has republished severalĀ of these novels:

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