Blinks: NYT and LAT reviews; Best of year lists; World SF Blog; Odyssey Workshop

» LA Times: David L. Ulin reviews Don DeLillo’s The Angel Esmeralda; Nick Owchar reviews Atwood’s In Other Worlds; and Michael Hiltzik explains the copyright controversy over Philip K. Dick’s “Adjustment Team”

» NY Times: Christopher Buckley reviews Charles J. Shields’ book about Kurt Vonnegut; Robert Christgau reviews Jonathan Lethem’s The Ecstasy of Influence

» NY Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2011 include titles by DeLillo, King, Duncan, Murakami, and Russell

» Amazon UK’s Top 10 SF and Fantasy Books of 2011 [scroll down] are by Martin, Abercrombie, Pratchett, Cline, Harris, Rothfuss, Canavan, Ward, Aaronovitch, and Taylor; their Best Books of 2011 ranks Jennifer Egan 2nd and George R.R. Martin 3rd

» The World SF Blog is open to fiction submissions

» Guardian: Damien Walter reviews Ann VanderMeer & Jeff VanderMeer’s anthology The Weird

» Odyssey Writing Workshop’s 17th Summer Session from June 11 to July 20 2012 is open to applications