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Science fiction that you read — in the form of books, novellas, novelettes and short stories — is sometimes referred to as literary, regardless of its merit as literature, in a retronym to distinguish it from media, sf that you watch.

In particular, media fans who think that book-reading fen are snobs will disdainfully call them "lit fans." Media-oriented cons sometimes have a token literary GoH.

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