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

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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 its debt ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews in SFC and WP; Arrival film; KSR; No Man’s Sky

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Blake Crouch, Jenni Fagan, Jeffrey Ford

» Washington Post: Nancy Hightower reviews Lily Brooks-Dalton, Michael Swanwick, Chuck Wendig

» The Verge: Arrival is already a strong contender for the best science fiction film of 2016, the film based on Ted Chiang’s “Story of Your Life”

» Scientific American [subscriber limited]: What a Science Fiction Writer Knows about Predicting the Future, by Kim Stanley Robinson ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews; Margaret Atwood; author events

» NYT Book Review: N.K. Jemisin reviews Yoon Ha Lee, Kameron Hurley, Indra Das

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda on How great science fiction works, about works by Gary K. Wolfe and Brian Stableford

» The Guardian: Speculative or science fiction? As Margaret Atwood shows, there isn’t much distinction

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» KGB Bar in NYC hosts Leanna Renee Hieber and Theodora Goss, August 17

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Blinks: the new Harry Potter; reviews of Crouch and alt-history; Newitz on Older; SF for people who don’t read it

» Publishing News, NY Times: Like Magic, Muggles Make New Harry Potter Play Disappear From Bookstores

» NY Times Book Review: Andrew O’Hehir reviews Blake Crouch’s Dark Matter; also, Jean Zimmerman reviews alternate history novels by Tim Baker, Simone Zelitch, and Ben H. Winters

» Ars Technica: This science fiction novel is a perfect antidote to U.S. election season by Annalee Newitz, about Malka Older’s Infomocracy

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Blinks: Clarke Center discussion; Dirda reviews Big Book; Naimon interviews Ducornet

» The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego hosts panel discussion Time, Mathematics, and the Mind of God, August 10th, with Brian Keating, Andrew Friedman, and David Brin

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda posts A summer book list like no other, including the VanderMeers’ Big Book of Science Fiction and works by Jules Verne and Patrick Quentin

» David Naimon interviews Rikki Ducornet ...Read More

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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” ...Read More

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Blinks: Le Guin at Comic-Con; The Big Book of Science Fiction; other reviews; Borderlands events

» LA Times: Patt Morrison talks with Ursula K. Le Guin at Comic-Con

» NYT Times: John Williams reviews the VanderMeers’ Big Book of Science Fiction

» The Verge: Andrew Liptak reviews The Big Book of Science Fiction; another review by Jim Higgins at Philly.com; earlier at The Verge, Andrew Liptak reviews the Strugatskys, Becky Chamber, D.G. Compton, and others schedule for July

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Blinks: Ansible; Butler anticipates Trump; reviews of collections; fantasy writers to read

» David Langford’s Ansible 348

» Mic: This Black Science Fiction Writer Predicted Trump’s Campaign Slogan 16 Years Ago, about Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Talents

» The Star: Alex Good reviews Eric Schaller, Hugh A.D. Spencer, Ken Liu, David Brin

» Vox: 3 fantasy writers to read while you wait for George R.R. Martin to finish Game of Thrones, about Robin McKinley, Megan Whelan Turner, Ellen Kushner ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews, Ansible, Journal of SF, Trekonomics, Apex Book

» New York Times: Janet Maslin reviews Stephen King’s End of Watch

» NYT Book Review: Terrence Rafferty reviews horror books by Oates, Straub, Evenson, de Kretser, Hurley, LaValle, Tremblay

» David Langford’s Ansible 347

» Museum of Science Fiction: second issue of Journal of Science Fiction

» The Economist: Time-travel from H.G. Wells to “Version Control” discusses Dexter Palmer’s recent novel

» Salon: Is a “Star Trek” future possible? ...Read More

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