Blinks: Amazon’s 100, literary elitism, KSR, Mythic Delirium, ACC Center event, Pratchett…

» Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime includes sf/f/h associated titles by Orwell, Hawking, Snicket, L’Engle, Carroll, Dahl, White, Herbert, Bradbury, Rowling, Vonnegut, Chabon, Diaz, Lowry, Pullman, Atwood, Collins, Riordan, Tolkien, Juster, McCarthy, King, Grahame, Murakami — and 2013’s Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

» Salon: Laura Miller asks, Is the literary world elitist?

» Boom: A Journal of California interviews Kim Stanley Robinson

» Mythic Delirium has posted February content with fiction by Kenneth Schneyer and poetry by J.C. Runolfson and David Sklar

» The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination presents Galileo and the Music of the Spheres, Feburary 21, 2014, with afternoon panels, a reception, and a musical performance

» Sir Terry Pratchett is Author of the Day on the first day of the London Book Fair, beginning April 8

» Andrew Fox blogs about Rethinking the Relationship Between Drinking, Writing, and Depression

» A NYT Slide Show about Book Covers, Before and After, includes these slides about Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation — from this page, click right