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Archive for January, 2013

Small Blue Planet — Ep 01, Finland

Welcome to a new podcast series here on the Locus Roundtable: Small Blue Planet! Hosted by the inimitable and organized Cheryl Morgan, this podcast focuses on international speculative fiction and translations. Cheryl has a good introduction that covers our hopes for the series on her blog. On to our first episode! Our first guests are: […]

Five Golden Things – Andy Duncan

Teachable Science Fiction and Fantasy For the past decade, in the Honors College of the University of Alabama, I have taught a weekly interdisciplinary seminar on 21st-century science fiction and fantasy: science fiction in the fall, fantasy in the spring. In fact, it’s generally more limited even than the 21st century; my rule is to […]

Tony Keen and Graham Sleight in Conversation

On the occasion of Graham Sleight’s latest book, The Doctor’s Monsters: The Meaning of the Monstrous in Doctor Who, we talk with Graham and scholar Tony Keen about Doctor Who. We discuss scholarship of the long-running TV show, why it has lasted so long, and who its audience is. I imagine you’ll find some interesting […]

Five Golden Things–Jeffrey Ford

The Unseen Here’s a brief list of works that deal with the idea of “invisibility,” both literally and figuratively, what is seen and unseen The Invisible Man — H. G. Wells and/or Ralph Ellison I’m a fan of the science fiction novels of H. G. Wells.  The writing is succinct and the stories seem “essential” […]

Roundtable on All-Centuries Novel Polling

Per popular request, I asked our Locus Roundtable panel of experts to cast votes in the same categories as the recent Locus All-Centuries Poll for Novels. I told them that I would weigh their responses by rank, but I lied. Instead I compiled all the votes equally and have now produced results based on any […]

Five Golden Things–Karen Burnham

In the wake of the recent Locus All-Centuries Poll results, there’s been a lot of conversation about lists. It seems like there are more lists out there than you can list: Best of the Year, Award Winners, Award Nominees, Best I Read Last Year, Most Popular, etc. Now that we’ve wrapped up a popular voted-on […]

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