Blinks: Dirda on F&SF; Moreno-Garcia and Tidhar on SF/F; NYT reviews Tremblay, Booth, Winterson

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda celebrates anniversaries, including the 70th anniversary issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

» Washington Post: Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Lavie Tidhar discuss The weird, the wacky, the underappreciated: A new look at science fiction and fantasy

» NY Times Book Review: Danielle Trussoni reviews horror by Paul Tremblay and Naomi Booth

» NY Times: Dwight Garner reviews Jeanette Winterson’s Frankissstein ...Read More

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Blinks: Oates reviews Chiang; critics’ picks; sniffy about SF

» The New Yorker: Science Fiction Doesn’t Have to Be Dystopian; Joyce Carol Oates reviews Ted Chiang’s Exhalation

» Guardian: Jim Al-Khalili: Top 10 end-of-the-world novels – from Ballard to Pratchett with other titles by Crichton, Niven & Pournelle, Baxter, Brin, Sawyer, Mandel, Vonnegut, and Jones

» MIchael Dirda: Book World: Beyond George R.R. Martin: A critic’s pick of science fiction and fantasy reviewing Sladek, Ortiz, Langan, and others

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Blinks: Ben H. Winters; Slaughterhouse-Five; Guardian reviews; free anthology; Scott Edelman

» NY Times Book Review: Ben H. Winters asks What Do the Make-Believe Bureaucracies of Sci-Fi Novels Say About Us?

» NY Times: The Moral Clarity of ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ at 50 by Kevin Powers

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Ann Leckie, Tade Thompson, Helen Marshall, Stephen Palmer, Temi Oh

» The Verge: Arizona State University released a free sci-fi anthology about the future of solar power

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Blinks: NYT reviews and essay; PRI on Chinese SF; Scott Edelman

» NY Times Book Review: Alec Nevala-Lee reviews John Lancheseter’s The Wall

» Also in NYTBR, Jennifer Hubert Swan reviews Y.A. crossover fantasy by Berry, LaFevers, Ahmed, and Chokshi

» Next week’s NYTBR: Zambian novelist Namwali Serpell on When Science Fiction Comes True

» PRI podcast: The sci-fi of another language, about Liu Cixin and Ken Liu

» Scott Edelman dines with Michael J. Walsh ...Read More

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Blinks: Time’s Best Fantasy; Reviews by Di Filippo, Brown

» Time: The 10 Best Fantasy Books of 2018 are by Adeyemi, Kuang, Maas, Miller, Suri, Novik, Bennett, Tolkien, Penelope, and Harris

» Barnes & Noble: Paul Di Filippo on The Future is (Nearly) Now: Science Fiction’s View of 2018, discussing Nick Clark Windo, Ahmed Saadawi, John Scalzi, Chandler Klang Smith, and Gordon Van Gelder

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Whiteley, Cobley, Jemisin, Owen, and Cogman ...Read More

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Blinks: Slate on Jemisin, NYTBR on Jemisin, Wells, and others; Scott Edelman dines

» Slate: Tammy Oler: Changing the Lore: N.K. Jemisin is reimagining other worlds, and ours.

» NY Times Book Review: Amal El-Mohtar reviews Martha Wells, Maria Romasco Moore, Seth Dickinson

» NY Times Book Review: Laura Miller review N.K. Jemisin’s How Long ‘Til a Black Future Month?

» Scott Edelman dines with Jo Walton and comics legend Paul Levitz ...Read More

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Blinks: Bradfield on Nevala-Lee; Burrow on Roberts; Edelman’s WFC speech

» LA Times: Scott Bradfield reviews Alec Nevala-Lee’s Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction

» Guardian: Colin Burrow reviews The Black Prince by Adam Roberts – wonderful homage to Anthony Burgess

» Scott Edelman’s World Fantasy Convention Guest of Honor Speech, about inclusion ...Read More

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Blinks: Amazon’s Best of 2018; NYT on Shaun Tan, YA fantasy; Alec Nevala-Lee essay and review; LA Times review; Scott Edelman dines

» Amazon’s Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2018 are led by Christelle Dabos’ A Winter’s Promise

» NYT Book Review: Hugo Lindgren’s Everyday Weirdness reviews Shaun Tan, including his new book Tales From Outer Suburbia

» NYT Book Review: Marjorie Ingall reviews YA fantasies by Nova Ren Suma, Neal & Jarrol Shusterman, Alex London, Kendra Fortmeyer

» NYTRB last week: Alec Nevala-Lee on What Isaac Asimov Taught Us About ...Read More

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Blinks: PW’s Best Books of 2018; Reviews in NYT and WP; John Scalzi’s favorites

» Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018 includes SF/F/H titles by Sam J. Miller, Mary Robinette Kowal, Daniel Mallory Ortberg, Rena Rossner, Nicky Draden, Lavie Tidhar, and C.L. Polk; the YA list includes Tomi Adeyemi, Neal and Jarrod Shusterman, Tillie Walden, and others

» NYT Book Review: Gilbert Cruz reviews Stephen King’s Elevation; Danielle Trussoni reviews horror from Sarah Perry, Edward Carey, Ellen Datlow, John Ajvide Lindqvist, and Andrew ...Read More

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Blinks: NYT on feminist dystopias; Reviews; Ansible; Scott Edelman

» New York Times front page on Wednesday: How Feminist Dystopian Fiction Is Channeling Women’s Anger and Anxiety, discussing works by Sophie Mackintosh, Naomi Alderman, Louise Erdrich, Joyce Carol Oates, and others

» NY Times Book Review: Amal El-Mohtar reviews C.L. Polk, Robert Jackson Bennett, John Schoffstall, Rachael K. Jones

» David Langford’s Ansible 375

» Scott Edelman dines with K. Tempest Bradford and Pat Cadigan ...Read More

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Blinks: Ansible; Harari; reviews by Bradley, Brown, Wolfe; Edelman

» David Langford’s Ansible 374

» Wired: Yuval Noah Harari on science fiction, and Harari’s episode at Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy

» Spectator: James Bradley reviews Christopher Priest’s An American Story

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Peter F Hamilton, Tamora Pierce, Catherynne M Valente, Jasper Fforde, Martin Millar

» Chicago Tribune: Gary K. Wolfe reviews Abbey Mei Otis, Jeffrey Ford, John Varley

» Scott Edelman dines with Don McGregor ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews from SFC, Guardian, LAT, and Security Boulevard (of Gary K. Wolfe)

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Hannu Rajaniemi, Rebecca Roanhorse, Maria Dahvana Headley

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Rober Jackson Bennett, Stephen Palmer, Sam Hawke, SJ Morden, and Candas Jane Dorsey

» LA Times: Swapna Krishna reviews Thea Lim, Rachel Heng, Bina Shah

» Security Boulevard reviews Gary K. Wolfe’s How Great Science Fiction Works ...Read More

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Blinks: Terrified authors; Richard Powers; Gary K. Wolfe reviews; Edelman dines with Klages

» NY Times: The Book That Terrified Neil Gaiman. And Carmen Maria Machado. And Dan Simmons. — and Joe Hill, Tomi Adeyemi, Victor LaValle, and others

» Guardian: Richard Powers: ‘I love sci-fi. The more 10-foot reptilians, the better’

» Chicago Tribune: Gary K. Wolfe reviews Rich Larson, Michael Blumlein, James Patrick Kelly

» Scott Edelman dines with Ellen Klages ...Read More

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Blinks: Reviews in NYT, WaPo, Guardian; Scott Edelman’s 1993 lunch

» NY Times Book Review: Matt Haig reviews Katie Williams’ Tell the Machine Goodnight

» Wall Street Journal: Tom Shippey reviews S.M. Stirling’s Black Chamber

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Franceso Dimitri, Hannu Rajamiemi, Ada Palmer, Craig DiLouie, and a 2001 anthology

» Scott Edelman flashes back to 1993 for lunch with Arlan Andrews, Sr., Gregory Benford, Geoffrey A. Landis, and Charles Sheffield ...Read More

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Blinks: LaValle reviews King; WaPo and SFC reviews; Ansible; Valente; Edelman

» NY Times Book Review: Victor LaValle reviews Stephen King’s The Outsider

» Washington Post: Everdeen Mason reviews Peter Watts, Jacqueline Carey, Sabaa Tahir

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Rita Bullwinkel, Julia Fine, Claire North

» David Langford’s Ansible 371

» Publishers Weekly: Catherynne M. Valente’s 10 Essential Offbeat Science Fiction Novels

» Scott Edelman’s Nebula Awards Donut Jamboree ...Read More

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Blinks: Guardian reviews by Eric Brown; about Fahrenheit 451, by the HBO director; Christina Sng

» Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Heather Child, GX Todd, Jeff Noon, Claire North, Roger Levy

» NY Times: Ramin Bahrani, director of HBO’s adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 that debuts May 19th: Why ‘Fahrenheit 451’ Is the Book for Our Social Media Age

» Singapore’s The Straits Times: Poet Christina Sng is the first Singaporean to win the Bram Stoker award ...Read More

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