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Archive for December, 2013

Blinks: Time Mag’s Top 10 Fiction; Boston Globe on Tolkien

» Time Magazine’s Top 10 Fiction Books of 2013 (selected by Lev Grossman and Radhika Jones) are led by titles by Kate Atkinson and George Saunders, and include other titles by Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, and Max Berry » Boston Globe: Ed Power writes, Sorry, J.R.R. Tolkien is not the father of fantasy

Blinks: Paul Di Filippo’s Best of 2013

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo’s Critic’s SF Picks for 2013: Atwood, Barry, Eggers, Fowler, Gunn, Hopkinson, Leckie, Lord, McIntosh, Priest, Stross, Waldrop, Wilson

Blinks: Gene Wolfe

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo interviews Gene Wolfe about his new novel The Land Across and other things

Blinks: Economist on Ted Chiang; Wonderbook

» The Economist: The fiction of Ted Chiang: Why you should read his stories » Buzzfeed lists Jeff VanderMeer’s Wonderbook #1 on its list of 19 Awesomely Designed Books From 2013 That Prove Print Isn’t Dead

Blinks: Hand on Dangerous Women; Aldiss interview; overlooked 2013 books; Bester 100

» LA Times: Elizabeth Hand reviews Martin & Dozois’ Dangerous Women » Guardian: Stuart Kelly interviews Brian Aldiss » B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews Five Overlooked SF/F/H Books of 2013 by Chu, Lafferty, Newman, Shea, and Watts » Patheos’ Christ and Pop Culture blog celebrates Alfred Bester’s 100th birth anniversary on Dec. 18th » An […]

Blinks: New Yorker on KSR; NYT on Waldrop, Valente

» The New Yorker’s Tim Kreider asks, is Kim Stanley Robinson Our Greatest Political Novelist? » NY Times: Dana Jennings reviews collections by Howard Waldrop and Catherynne M. Valente

Blinks: NYT and Time best of 2013 lists; LARB on Di Filippo

» NY Times’ 10 Best Books of 2013 includes fiction by Kate Atkinson and George Saunders » Time Magazine’s Top 10 Fiction Books includes titles by Max Barry, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, George Saunders, and (#1) Kate Atkinson (Life After Life) » LA Review of Books: Paul Graham Raven on Paul Di Filippo’s “Wikiworld” — […]

Blinks: NYT and WP best of year titles

» NY Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2013 includes genre and associational fiction titles by Oates, Pynchon, Eggers, Bender, Lethem, King, Greer, Atkinson, Atwood, Saunders, and Fowler; the children’s books list includes titles by Yancey, Sanderson, and de Lint » Washington Post’s Jonathan Yardley’s favorite books of 2013 includes [the US edition of] J.G. Ballard’s […]

Blinks: Ansible, Best of 2013 lists, KGB photos, Fantastic Lit offer, PDF reviews RCW

» David Langford’s Ansible 317 » Guardian: Adam Roberts’ Best SF books of 2013 include titles by King, Atwood, Priest, Reynolds, Joyce, and many others » SF Chronicle: Michael Berry’s Gift guide to SF and fantasy has titles by Atkinson, Atwood, Beukes, Dobyns, Gaiman, Hartwell & Nielsen Hayden, Hill, King, Lafferty, and Oates » Kirkus’ […]

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