Blinks: Reconsidering Roth; Chinese SF; Boing Boing on Amazing; reviews

» New York Times: John Williams revisits Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America, in light of the current political situation

» Foreign Policy: How China Became a Sci-Fi Powerhouse

» Boing Boing’s Sci-Fi Sundays: Amazing Science Fiction, April 1958

» Bend Bulletin: Everdeen Mason’s Best science fiction, fantasy books to read in February reviews Kameron Hurley, Vic James, Matt Wallace ...Read More

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Blinks: Churchill, Le Guin, Ansible, Gaiman, Hurley, Spinrad, Okorafor, Mastai, Markoff

» NY Times: Winston Churchill Wrote of Alien Life in a Lost Essay

» Portland 90.7 FM’s David Naimon interviews Ursula K. Le Guin

» David Langford’s Ansible 355 and Ansible 355 1/2 with Tom Shippey’s funeral tribute to Peter Weston

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology

» Boing Boing: Kameron Hurley: What Will Sink Our Generation Ships? The Death of Wonder

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Blinks: Reviews; Le Guin on ‘alternative facts’

» Washington Post: Everdeen Mason reviews Kameron Hurley, Vic James, Matt Wallace

» Washington Post: Ron Charles reviews George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo; John Domini reviews Steve Erickson’s Shadowbahn

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Adam Nevill, Johanna Sinisalo, James Lovegrove, Alastair Reynolds, Vic James, GX Todd

» Toronto Star: Alex Good reviews Robert Charles Wilson, Ian Tregillis, Brett Savory, Michael Tolkin,

» Oregon Live: Ursula K. Le Guin’s ...Read More

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Blinks: Slate’s Trump Story Project; 1984 is #1; Clarke’s centenary; NYT cutting bestseller lists

» Slate’s Trump Story Project presents 10 stories of dystopian futures, beginning with Héctor Tobar and Ben H. Winters

» New York Times, and many others: George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Suddenly a Best-seller; Amazon.com bestsellers [updated hourly]

» Nature: Andrew Robinson on Arthur C. Clarke’s centenary

» Publishers Weekly: ‘New York Times’ Cuts a Range of Bestseller Lists, including the mass market paperback list ...Read More

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Blinks: Chiang, Ansible, Butler, Wired, reviews, Edelman, Zinos-Amaro; KGB events

» The New Yorker: Joshua Rothman on Ted Chiang’s Soulful Science Fiction

» David Langford’s Ansible 354

» Public Books: My Neighbor Octavia, by Sheila Liming

» Wired’s Sci-Fi Issue, with stories by Jemisin, Corey, Yu, Older, others

» Washington Post: Everdeen Mason reviews Joe M. McDermott, Katherine Arden, Ellen Klages

» LA Review of Books: Min Hyoung Song on Strange Weather: Fiction and Climate Change, about ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews of Atwood, Gernsback, Liu, Leckie, Wagers, and others; Wired’s SF issue; Le Guin

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Atwood, Beagle, Le Guin

» PopMatters: Gregory L. Reece on Hugo Gernsback and Perversity and Optimism at the Dawn of Science Fiction, reviewing the new Gernsback collection

» Reason.com: Peter Suderman reviews Cixin Liu’s trilogy

» LA Review of Books: Graham J. Murphy reviews Ann Leckie’s trilogy

» Washington Post: Everdeen Mason reviews Wagers, Friedman, Johansen

» Wired’s Science Fiction issue begins with ...Read More

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Pagan Promoted at Pan Macmillan

Tor UK and Pan Macmillan’s senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan was recently promoted to editorial director at Pan Macmillan Fiction. Pagan joined Pan Macmillan in 2011, coming over from Orbit where she had been commissioning editor for five years.

Wayne Brookes, associate publisher for fiction at Pan Macmillan, said: “Since her arrival at Pan Macmillan Bella has passionately published a number of best-selling authors across the Tor and Pan Macmillan ...Read More

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Blinks: NYTBR on horror; Ken Liu; T.C. Boyle; Ursula K. Le Guin; reviews

» NYT Book Review: Terrence Rafferty on The Latest and Best in Horror, reviewing Mariko Koike, S.L. Grey, J. Lincoln Fenn, Sebastià Alzamora, John Langan, Brian Evenson

» Also, Gregory Maguire reviews Leo Braudy’s Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds

» Newsweek: Meet the Man Bringing Chinese Science Fiction to the West, about Ken Liu

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Blinks: New Yorker on Le Guin; Harvard on Liu; Zinos-Amaro on Rusch and Johnson

» The New Yorker: Julie Phillips on The Fantastic Ursula K. Le Guin: The literary mainstream once relegated her work to the margins. Then she transformed the mainstream.

» Harvard Magazine: Fusion Fantasy: Ken Liu’s sprawling hybrid fiction

» Intergalactic Medicine Show: Alvaro Zinos-Amaro reviews Rusch’s Women of Futures Past anthology, and Kij Johnson’s The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews of Ken Liu, Cixin Liu, and others; SF in SF Reading

» NPR: Amal El-Mohtar reviews Ken Liu’s The Wall of Storms

» NPR: Jason Heller reviews Cixin Liu’s Death’s End

» SF in SF presents Garth Nix and Helene Wecker, October 16th

» NPR: Caitlyn Paxson reviews young adult fantasy works from Traci Chee, Zoraida Córdova, Sarah Glenn Marsh

» NY Times: James Ryerson reviews four nonfiction books about the search for extraterrestrial life ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews; Le Guin; Gleick; China; NYRSF Readings

» Washington Post: Nancy Hightower reviews Peter S. Beagle, Alexander Weinstein, Sarah Beth Durst

» Guardian, John Plotz: ‘She makes the ordinary feel as important as the epic’: the gift of Ursula Le Guin

» New Republic: Colin Dickey reviews James Gleick’s Time Travel

» Global Times: For decades, Science Fiction World has been the genre’s sole periodical in China

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Blinks: Reviews by Eric Brown, Tom Shippey, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro; Offer from Peter S. Beagle; events

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Gavin Chait, Peter F Hamilton, KB Wagers, Alastair Reynolds, Connie Willis

» Wall Street Journal: Tom Shippey reviews Beth Lewis, Alexandra Oliva

» InterGalactic Medicine Show: Alvaro Zinos-Amaro reviews China Miéville and Gary K. Wolfe

» Cat Eldridge: A Very Special Offer from Peter S. Beagle

» SF in SF presents Robert Silverberg, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, and Daryl Gregory, September 11th

» Fantastic Fiction at KGB ...Read More

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Blinks: Le Guin on LoA; Baxter on Proxima Centauri; Whitehead on Twilight Zone

» NY Times: Ursula Le Guin Has Earned a Rare Honor. Just Don’t Call Her a Sci-Fi Writer., about her forthcoming Library of America volumes

» Washington Post: Stephen Baxter: A planet orbiting our nearest star used to be science fiction. Now it’s science., on the newly discovered planet around Proxima Centauri

» Next Sunday NYT Book Review: Inside the List discusses Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad and ...Read More

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