Blinks: Time Mag on missing utopias; Playboy; Scott Edelman dines with Johanna Sinisalo

» Time Magazine: Paradise Lost: The Mysterious Case of the Missing Utopian Novels; “In the past 100 years, technology has made our lives easier, safer, healthier and longer. So why does most of our science fiction spell doom and gloom instead of hope and cheer?”

» Inverse: Hugh Hefner, RIP: 5 Great Sci-Fi Stories Published in ‘Playboy’ — by Bradbury, Clarke, Le Guin, Dick, and Atwood

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Blinks: LA Times reviews; Nnedi Okorafor; Dune; John Scalzi; Annalee Newitz

» LA Times: Swapna Krishna reviews Holly Goddard Jones, Mur Lafferty, Josh Malerman, Felicia Yap

» Guardian: ‘So many different types of strange’: how Nnedi Okorafor is changing the face of sci-fi

» LA Review of Books: Will Collins on The Secret History of Dune; also, Gerry Canavan on No, Speed Limit: John Scalzi’s “The Collapsing Empire”

» Slate: Annalee Newitz explains How to Write a Novel Set More Than ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews by Everdeen Mason, N.K. Jemisin, Gary K. Wolfe; Le Guin blogs; Edelman and Kelly dine

» Washington Post: Everdeen Mason reviews Maggie Shen King, Ann Leckie, Marie Lu

» NY Times: N.K. Jemisin reviews Ann Leckie, Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda, J.Y. Yang, Jeffrey Ford

» Chicago Tribune: Gary K. Wolfe reviews Nnedi Okorafor, Annalee Newitz, James Bradley

» New Republic: What Happens When a Science Fiction Genius Starts Blogging?, about Ursula K. Le Guin’s new book No Time to Spare, due in December ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews in New Scientist, Washington Post, SF Chronicle; KGB and Borderlands events

» New Scientist: Abigail Nussbaum reviews Yoon Ha Lee, Karin Tidbeck, Nina Allan

» Washington Post: Everdeen Mason reviews Marina J. Lostetter, N.K. Jemisin, Curtis Craddock

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland, Gabe Hudson

» Fantastic Fiction at KGB hosts Gregory Frost and Rajan Khanna, August 16th

» Borderlands Books hosts Laura Lam, Laura Blackwell, Rebecca Gomez Farrell, Megan E. O’Keefe, Sarah Gailey, Seanan McGuire, ...Read More

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Blinks: SF and the future; Feminist SF; Best SF of 2017 so far

» Slate, Kevin Bankston: Prototyping a Better Tomorrow: How science fiction can help us create a better future

» Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow: How science fiction writers’ “design fiction” is playing a greater role in policy debates

» Boing Boing, Bruce Sterling, science fiction won’t make the future better

» Guardian, Laurie Penny: In science fiction, the future is feminist

» Popular Mechanics, Tiffany Kelly: The Best Science Fiction Books ...Read More

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Blinks: Women in science fiction; reviews

» The Verge: Andrew Liptak on how Science fiction would be unrecognizable without women: To grow, the genre must embrace more and different voices

» Washington Post: Everdeen Mason reviews Kim Stanley Robinson, Emma Newman, and anthology The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews horror novel Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

» LA Review of Books: Alison Sperling reviews Weinstock & Sederholm’s ...Read More

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Blinks: Ansible; Dirda on early SF; 20th anniversary SF/F Hall of Fame; Review of KSR

» David Langford’s Ansible 356

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda on the evolution of science fiction, reviewing books by Brian Stableford and Lisa Yaszek & Patrick B. Sharp

» Seattle Times: On Saturday the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame

» Guardian: Adam Roberts reviews Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140 ...Read More

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