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Archive for October, 2011

Blinks: Hand on Maguire, Maslin on King, several on Whitehead

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Gregory Maguire’s Out of Oz [due 11/1/11] – it concludes “one of the most audacious and successful fantasy series of the past few decades” » NY Times: Janet Maslin reviews Stephen King’s 11/22/63 [due 11/8/11] – “a sustained high-wire act of storytelling trickery” » NY Times: Dana Jennings reviews […]

Blinks: World Fantasy novels; VanderMeer on Whitehead; Crown Books

» Washington Post: Yvonne Zipp reviews the World Fantasy Award novel finalists » Salon: Jeff VanderMeer reviews Colson Whitehead’s Zone One (B&N) » San Diego Union: Crown Books returns, sort of, three in former Borders stores

Blinks: Salman Rushie, Small Beer Press podcast, dystopias, reviews

» long Salman Rushdie interview disses the “Game of Thrones” TV series, among many other topics » Small Beer Press has started a podcast: Episode #1 is about Delia Sherman and The Freedom Maze » NY Times: Dana Jennings reviews Geoff Ryman, CaitlĂ­n R. Kiernan, and Tim Powers » Guardian: Why is dystopia so […]

Blinks: Kincaid on Atwood, Atlantic on Zombies, Dirda on Murakami, Weird Tales, Malzberg, Johansen

» Telegraph has Paul Kincaid’s review of Margaret Atwood’s In Other Worlds » The Atlantic: Jo Fassler on How Zombies and Superheroes Conquered Highbrow Fiction » SF Gate profiles the new owner/publisher/editors of Weird Tales » Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 » SF Signal interviews Barry N. Malzberg about the Galaxy Project […]

Blinks: Atwood, Gibson, Morgan, Edelman

» Wall Street Journal: Tom Shippey on The Future of Science Fiction, reviewing Margaret Atwood and three year’s best SF anthologies » Slate’s Torie Bosch explains How Margaret Atwood taught her to love science fiction » The A.V. Club interviews William Gibson » Sydney Morning Herald interviews Richard Morgan » There’s still time to enter […]

Blinks: Ansible, Matheson, reviews, interviews

» David Langford’s Ansible 291 » The Atlantic profiles Richard Matheson (on the occasion of Real Steel) » NY Times Book Review: Stacey D’Erasmo reviews Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus » SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Ernest Cline, Daniel Polansky, Brian Keene & Nick Mamatas » B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews Tim Powers’ The Bible […]

Blinks: October Events

» Conventions in October: Capclave in MD, Steamcon in WA, MileHiCon in Denver, Briston-Con in Bristol UK, World Fantasy Con in San Diego » Author Events this month include Neal Stephenson, Peter F. Hamilton, and many others

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