Blinks: Collector donates to SDSU; reviews of Rajaniemi, Youmans; Blaylock on steampunk; more

» So Cal collector Edward Marsh is donating his $10-$12m collection to San Diego State University; more at Mercury News and KPBS and UT San Diego

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews Hannu Rajaniemi’s The Fractal Prince

» tomcat in the red room reviews Marly Youmans’ Thaliad

» Huffington Post: James P. Blaylock On Steampunk

» Boston Review: John Crowley: Forget Harry Potter; Adults Should Read Joan Aiken’s Wolves

» Hugo eligibility materials from David Brin and John Picacio

» Ideas Captured interviews Kit Reed

» The Maine Edge’s 2012’s best reads includes titles by Doctorow & Stross and Sawyer

» Telegraph: David Langford briefly reviews McDonald, Scalzi, Smythe, Sigler, Martin