Blinks: reviews of the Big Book of SF and Clarke finalists; CA Higgins

» Barnes & Noble: Paul Di Filippo reviews the VanderMeers’ The Big Book of Science Fiction

» New Scientist: Paul McAuley reviews the six finalists for this year’s Arthur C. Clarke Award: Six science fiction novels you should be reading

» Scientific American: C.A. Higgins on From Physics to Science Fiction, subtitled “A sci-fi author explains how she made the journey from science to writing”