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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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

» Wall Street Journal: ...Read More

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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 Amitav Ghosh

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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 a ...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

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Laurie ...Read More

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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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