Blinks: Michael Chabon defends SF; award nominees

» Wired: Michael Chabon Attacks Prejudice Against Science Fiction

» The ABA’s annual Indies Choice Nominees include Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant’s anthology Steampunk, and titles by Patrick Ness and Haruki Murakami

» Nominees for this year’s CBC Bookie Awards, Canada’s “people’s choice” literary awards, include SF titles by Hayward, Atwood, Sweet, Frey, and Sawyer