New Yorker SF, Miéville, PKD, Romney & Hubbard, summer reading, Nebula and KGB pix

• The New Yorker is tweeting Jennifer Egan’s “Black Box”, to be published in its science fiction issue, on sale May 29

• LA Review of Books: Jessica Stites reviews China Miéville’s Railsea

• NY Times Opinionator Blog: Simon Critchley on Philip K. Dick, Sci-Fi Philosopher

• Salon: Daniel Oppenheimer’s Romney vs. the Psychlos worries that Mitt Romney’s favorite novel is L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth

• Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s 99 summer book recommendations include titles by Kage Baker, Stephen L. Carter, Nancy Kress, Hari Kunzru, China Miéville, Christopher Moore, Walter Mosley, Jane Rogers, Robert J. Sawyer, John Scalzi, Robert Sheckley, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, and Jo Walton

• James Patrick Kelly’s Nebula Weekend pix

• Ellen Datlow’s photos from KGB reading May 16, with Victor LaValle and Karen Heuler