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Blinks: Amazon’s 100, literary elitism, KSR, Mythic Delirium, ACC Center event, Pratchett…

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 20:30
» Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime includes sf/f/h associated titles by Orwell, Hawking, Snicket, L’Engle, Carroll, Dahl, White, Herbert, Bradbury, Rowling, Vonnegut, Chabon, Diaz, Lowry, Pullman, Atwood, Collins, Riordan, Tolkien, Juster, McCarthy, King, Grahame, Murakami — and 2013′s Life After Life by Kate Atkinson » Salon: Laura Miller asks, Is the literary […]
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Blinks: Ansible, VanderMeer, Brown, Entry Level SF

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 21:32
» David Langford’s Ansible 319 » LA Times: Lydia Millet reviews Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation » Entertainment Weekly reviews Pierce Brown’s Red Rising: A-: “Brown’s best move is eschewing some of the more tired tropes of dystopian YA (read: no horrific love triangle), instead creating disarmingly real friendships and high-stakes rivalries.” » io9: The Best “Entry […]
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Blinks: Lightspeed, KGB photos, VanderMeer, reviews

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 23:29
» Lightspeed Magazine’s Kickstarter campaign has funded a special issue written and edited by women — the June issue, edited by Christie Yant » Ellen Datlow’s photos from KGB January 15th, with Ennis Drake and Joe Hill » Jeff VanderMeer is touring for new novel Annihilation, February through April in Seattle, Beaverton OR, San Francisco, […]
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Blinks: reviews from LA Review of Books, SFGate, Toronto Star; Concatenation

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 20:37
» LA Review of Books: Andrea Hairston on Africa SF; Min Hyoung Song on Chang-rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea » SFGate: Ted Gioia reviews Richard Powers’ Orfeo: “with scientific reality getting stranger with each passing year, Powers shows once again in this new book, one of his finest yet, that he can keep […]
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Blinks: Schwab, Haldeman, KSR, Datlow, Kay, recommended reading…

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 18:41
» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Schwab, Powell, Lundberg, Simmons, VanderMeers, and McGugan » Chicago Tribune: Gary K. Wolfe reviews Haldeman, Walton, and Watts » The MIT Tech: Kristen Sunter reviews Joe Haldeman’s Work Done for Hire and interviews the author » NPR: Kim Stanley Robinson looks at Three New Wave Classics by Disch, Russ, and […]
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Blinks: Ansible 381; photos from KGB

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 20:13
» David Langford’s Ansible 318 » Ellen Datlow’s photos from KGB December 18th, with Thomas F. Monteleone and Daniel José Older
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Blinks: Time Mag’s Top 10 Fiction; Boston Globe on Tolkien

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:19
» Time Magazine’s Top 10 Fiction Books of 2013 (selected by Lev Grossman and Radhika Jones) are led by titles by Kate Atkinson and George Saunders, and include other titles by Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, and Max Berry » Boston Globe: Ed Power writes, Sorry, J.R.R. Tolkien is not the father of fantasy
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Blinks: Paul Di Filippo’s Best of 2013

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 20:19
» B&N: Paul Di Filippo’s Critic’s SF Picks for 2013: Atwood, Barry, Eggers, Fowler, Gunn, Hopkinson, Leckie, Lord, McIntosh, Priest, Stross, Waldrop, Wilson
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Blinks: Gene Wolfe

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 00:50
» B&N: Paul Di Filippo interviews Gene Wolfe about his new novel The Land Across and other things
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Blinks: Economist on Ted Chiang; Wonderbook

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 20:36
» The Economist: The fiction of Ted Chiang: Why you should read his stories » Buzzfeed lists Jeff VanderMeer’s Wonderbook #1 on its list of 19 Awesomely Designed Books From 2013 That Prove Print Isn’t Dead
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