Blinks: Literary dystopias, Dirda on Vonnegut, reading Dune, WFC photos and readings, reviews

» LA Review of Books: Lee Konstantinou on Anthony Burgess; re-posted at Salon as Why do Literaray Novelists Love Dystopias aka “When sci-fi went mainstream”

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Kurt Vonnegut’s letters

» NPR: Leigh Bardugo recalls Reading ‘Dune,’ My Junior-High Survival Guide

» Ellen Datlow’s photos from World Fantasy Con

» Scott Edelman also has WFC photos plus videos of readings by F. Brett Cox, Elizabeth Hand, and Robert Shearman

» One-time Locus reviewer Preston Grassmann has a story in Nature

» Morning Star: Matt Coward reviews David Brin, Graham Joyce, Eric Brown